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Microdermal Piercing Milan

Microdermal piercing: Procedure

Microdermal piercings are distinguished by their ability to be inserted under the skin in areas where traditional piercings cannot be applied, such as wrists, cheekbones, and shoulders.

They are applied using a ‘dermal punch‘, a tool with a circular tip that creates a small hole in the skin. Next, a titanium plate is inserted under the skin with the help of tweezers, acting as a base for the jewel that can be varied as desired.

The procedure, which is generally less painful than other types of piercing, requires thorough disinfection of the affected area. The level of pain is subjective, but tends to be manageable and may include a slight burning sensation post-application.

Microdermal piercing: Removal

The removal of the microdermal piercing requires the intervention of an experienced piercer or a hospital facility. This process involves a small incision to extract the titanium plate placed under the skin.

Although it is not particularly painful, it is crucial that a professional performs the procedure to avoid complications and minimise the risk of scarring.

Contrary to what one might think, large incisions are not necessary; often, the use of specialised forceps is sufficient to remove the internal anchor gently, without causing skin lacerations.

Healing microdermal piercing

To ensure proper healing of the microdermal piercing, it is essential to follow precise hygiene guidelines. During the first 20-30 days, the crucial period for anchoring the jewel to the skin, it is advisable to maintain a high level of hygiene.

It is normal to observe symptoms such as bleeding, burning, swelling and lymphatic secretion, signs of the healing process.

Below are some tips that can be followed for optimal healing:

  1. Clean the area twice a day with saline solution, avoiding the use of harsh soaps or bubble baths;
  2. In the first few days, protect the piercing with a round patch changed daily to prevent infection and prevent the jewel from getting caught;
  3. Avoid direct contact, shock or trauma to the piercing;
  4. Do not use products containing alcohol or peroxide on the affected area;
  5. Avoid immersion in water (sea, pool) until completely healed;
  6. While sleeping, try not to lean on the side of the piercing.

Finally, daily post-healing cleaning is essential to prevent rejection and keep the piercing in good condition. Unnecessary manipulation should be avoided and a professional should be used for any intervention.


How much does microdermal piercing cost?

In Milan, the price of microdermal piercing can vary depending on several factors. These include: The specific area of the body involved, the type of jewellery chosen, and the experience of the professional in charge of performing the piercing.

What risks does microdermal piercing entail?

Proper hygiene is essential to prevent infection of the microdermal piercing. It is important to avoid bumps and trauma, especially in exposed areas such as arms or elbows, to reduce the risk of irritation and pain.

According to dermatologists from the British Association of Dermatology, it is crucial to watch out for inflammation, allergies and rejection. Incorrect insertion of the plates can cause allergic reactions, in some cases requiring surgical removal of the piercing.

Thus, contraindications and risks associated with microdermal are limited and, similar to those of a traditional piercing, may include pain, which varies depending on the area of application and individual pain threshold.

What to do in the case of microdermal piercing rejection?

Microdermal piercing can cause complications such as redness, swelling, and in severe cases, infection or rejection. Prevention includes careful hygiene, avoiding scratching, protecting the piercing from trauma and using clothing that does not get stuck.

Signs of rejection are enlargement of the hole, hyperpigmentation of the skin and displacement of the jewel. In case of rejection, consult a piercer or dermatologist for safe removal, which may require antibiotic treatment. Finally, it is essential to monitor the piercing daily and report any abnormalities to the piercer for appropriate management.

What to do in the event of a microdermal piercing infection?

If there is redness, swelling or heat around the microdermal piercing, clean the area with antibacterial soap, dry it and apply a plaster. If you notice a slight fever, consult your piercer.

For more serious infections with pus or high fever, it is crucial to consult a doctor for antibiotics. If there is an infection, it may be necessary to remove the jewel with the help of a professional.

Treatment includes cleaning with saline solution, warm applications to promote healing, and the use of antibiotic creams. Finally, maintaining a nutritious diet can help strengthen the immune system during healing.