Yastrid Microcannula – Safer, Painless, and Effective Filler Delivery

Yastrid is specialized in manufacturing and exporting microcannula for over 10 years. We have a state-of-the-art production line, researched and developed by a team of experienced engineers, that creates refined blunt-tip microcannulas.

  • Yastrid is the leading microcannula manufacturer with unique patented technology
  • We have the highest quality of microcannulas in China with FDA approval
  • Yastrid microcannulas use imported medical-grade 304 stainless steel from Japan
  • Japanese gold sandblasting and polishing technology
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Yastrid Is the Pioneer of Mirocannula Manufacturing in China

Yastrid has been manufacturing microcannulas of different sizes since 2004. We are proud to be a front-runner in the industry because of our unparalleled production equipment and technology.

Yastrid microcannulas meet international industry quality standards. We carry strict quality control (QC) on each blunt-tip microcannula production — everything from raw material purchase and manufacturing process to packaging and finished product distribution and delivery. Our factory workers are also highly trained and supervised by the brightest engineers in the industry to ensure quality production.

Our patented, blunt-tip microcannula is always in high demand by world-renowned beauty spas, medical cosmetics centers, and hospitals worldwide. Experts and industry leaders in the medical aesthetics field endorse our cannulas with confidence.

Yastrid’s research and development department’s continuous innovation in the manufacturing field ensures that we stay in the No. 1 spot for the best blunt-tip microcannula manufacturer, supplier, and exporter in China. We are open to customized orders and will do our best to satisfy your requirements.

All Kinds of Microcannulas to Deliver Your Injectable Drugs Safely

Yastrid 18G Microcannula

Here is a common large microcannula that is used for injecting super macromolecule hyaluronic acid dermal filler and bone filler.

Yastrid 22G Mircocannula

This microcannula gauge is ideal for big particle-size fillers. It is for enhancing the chins, fixing nasolabial folds, eyebrow filling, etc.

Yastrid 25G Microcannula

This one is a very popular size option. It is usually used for middle molecule hyaluronic acid filler injection for cheek augmentation and similar procedures.

Yastrid 23G Microcannula

Microcannula 23G is another helpful option for macromolecular filler: nasolabial folds, forehead injection, nose filling, etc.

Yastrid 27G Microcannula

This microcannula is a more versatile option as it can be used for multiple face parts injections: temple filling, forehead, etc.

Yastrid 30G Microcannula

This microcannula is minute and perfect for fine lines skin around the eyes and other delicate areas: eyes socket, tear trough filling, under-eye areas, wrinkle reduction, etc.

Manufacturing Extremely Flexible Blunt-Tip Microcannulas

The handle of Yastrid microcannula is made from 100% safe, pure polypropylene (PP) plastic, and its body material is made from 304 surgical-grade stainless steel (imported from Japan). The streamlined design allows for a safer and more effective skin lifting procedure.

  • More accurate filler injection
  • Minimal to no pain
  • Reduced injection bleeding
  • Increased recovery — faster healing period
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Automatic dispensing & packing

Automatic Dispensing and Packing to Increase Production

In China, most manufacturers perform factory dispensing and packing of the microcannula manually, but Yastrid has a Germany-imported automated dispensing machine that can automatically connect the blunt-tip microcannula to its handle.

This ensures the required pulling force to pull the cannula hub is accurate. The machine then automatically packs the microcannula. Our system greatly reduces the rate of defects manufacturing costs. In turn, we can produce and supply more businesses.

Strict Quality Control to Ensure Zero Complaints

Yastrid enforces strict quality control measures and protocols in every stage of production. Before delivering the microcannulas to our clients, our skilled personnel test their toughness, rigidity, puncture force, and other essential factors.

Doing so will guarantee the reliability of our products. It also helps your business reassure your patients and customers.

Patent Technology: All-in-One Machine

Yastrid’s microcannula manufacturing machine is made by our in-house team of engineers who are the first ones to introduce this all-in-one machine. Our manufacturing equipment is capable to make all sizes of microcannulas directly.

This improvement in technology makes us more efficient in producing bulk quantity microcannula orders at lower prices. Moreover, it also saves time, energy, and costs in the long run, allowing us to serve you better by ensuring we meet your demands.

How Can We Make The Excellent Microcannula?

Tube Drawing
This procedure includes processing stainless steel into any tube size by shrinking raw, large-diameter steel into the correct size.
Straighten Cannula Tube
Straighten Cannula Tube
In this procedure, the tube of the microcannula is straightened. Although this process is manual, our highly skilled personnel are efficient.
Leak Detection
Leak Detection
It's an essential phase of microcannula production. In this step, we check if the tube can flow smoothly and no leakage is detected.
Cutting Tube
Cutting Tube
We can cut the tube to any length you want. You can tell your microcannula length requirements, and we will customize it accordingly.
Electrolytic Polishing
Electrolytic Polishing
This process makes the microcannula tube smoother. It reverses electroplating to improve the surface chemistry of stainless steel.
Laser Welding
Laser Welding
Our laser welding process can bind the metals using a laser beam for better durability. It can make the microcannula tip more elliptical.
Notch on Cannula Tube
Notch on Cannula Tube
This process includes making a precise hole on the side of the microcannula. The notch tubing process is technical, and only our certified operators can work on this.
Print Scale
Print Scale
In this process, we put a scale on the microcannula body to analyze the compatible amount and type of filler for its size.
Automatic Dispensing
Automatic Dispensing
Dispensing is done to join the cannula and the handle together. The parts of dispensing are internally manufactured for guaranteed quality results.
Puncture Force Test
Puncture Force Test
Once all the above procedures are performed diligently, we test our microcannulas puncture force, flexibility, rigidity, etc.
Automatic Packing
Our microcannulas are packed automatically using our equipment to ensure uniformed ready-to-use products.
We use ethylene oxide gas sterilization to disinfect our microcannulas to ensure zero contamination.

Why Yastrid Microcannula is Selling As Hot Cakes?

Being a leader in the aesthetics industry, Yastrid is capable of manufacturing all sizes of microcannulas. We can customize any size for our customers while maintaining its quality. You can either choose your required size from our chart or let us know your customization details. The choice is yours

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Yastrid QC team members pay great attention to the quality of microcannulas. All our machinery and cannula parts are imported from the best suppliers to further help us in maintaining quality from the start to the end of microcannula manufacturing.

Before dispatching each order, our staff tests the puncture force, rigidity, and other aspects to ensure no defective products are distributed. We aim to keep our clients happy and satisfied.

Yastrid is a proud manufacturer and supplier of microcannulas, fulfilling customer expectations at all levels. The quality we provide to our customers at the given price is unbeatable. This is the reason Yastrid microcannula is always sought-after by renowned aesthetics clinics and spas.

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Microcannula – The Ultimate FAQ Guide


Relatively recently, the microcannula technique has been introduced as the most innovative way of injecting facial fillers. This technique is painless and has reconstructed the cosmetic industry all around the world.

The use of microcannula allows physicians of leading cosmetic clinics to enhance your facial appearance without having you undergo a painful procedure. They are flexible, as their blunt tip can easily open up a clear path to your epidermis without any tearing. But how is it different from regular needle injections?

Read this guide till the end to gain more knowledge about the Microcannula technique.

What Is Microcannula?

Microcannula, commonly known as ‘micro-microcannula,’ ‘cannula,’ and ‘blunt tip microcannula,’ is a long thin hollow tube with a smooth round, flexible, blunt tip on one end. The other end is attached to a syringe made up of a plastic hub.

Microcannula is used for filler injections to improve your facial volume more quickly and efficiently. Unlike a traditional needle previously used to pierce the skin, a microcannula sleekly slips under your skin to open up a path (without tearing the epidermis) between structures in tissue.

Microcannulas have a shelf life of three years.

What Was Used Before Microcannulas?

Up until now, doctors performed dermal filler injections as an alternative to microcannula. These fillers have sharp-tipped hypodermic needles that come with a few side effects.

Since the tip is sharp, there’s a high risk of cutting tiny blood vessels. And, if a vein gets hit, there’s a higher chance you’ll get harsh bruising post-procedure.

Considering these issues, microcannulas are designed to establish an improved version of the conventional hypodermic needle.

Indeed, microcannulas eliminate all possible side effects associated with short, sharp tips.

What Is the Difference Between a Microcannula and a Needle?

Needles are stiff, having a sharp tip that pierced through the tissues without discriminating between structures.

In contrast, a microcannula is a blunt-tipped device, carefully designed for doctors to allow them to ‘feel’ in-depth structures under your skin – as this tool meets resistance from them – avoiding veins.

In terms of shape, a Microcannula is a bit longer than a needle. Its unique form allows physicians to precisely insert fluid or fat deep beneath your skin layers while minimizing pain and risk of tissue damage.

Check out the followings ways to better classify a Microcannula:

  • Length, smoothness, and flexibility of the shaft
  • Blunt tip shapes
  • Internal diameter
  • Wall thickness and the side port’s location
  • The pressure needed to deliver a product

Are Microcannulas Safer Than Needles?

Sharp tip needles are short and skinny, so doctors need to create multiple injection points when using them. Whereas a microcannula discriminates each part of the face (with just a single point), making it possible for a doctor to search a pathway through your tissues while injecting dermal filler.

To put it simply, a needle will cut through everything that comes in its path. It just goes whatever tissues you put it into.

Microcannulas are injectable at different levels of soft tissue and cannot quickly enter the skin’s dermis.

Why Do Doctors Prefer Using a Microcannula?

Microcannula allows your doctor to reach targeted areas through a single or fewer entry point than they could with a traditional needle.

Benefits a Microcannula Offers over Conventional Needles includes:

  1. Faster process — Now, doctors can perform your procedure more efficiently.
  2. Safe on blood vessels — Conventional sharp tip needles can potentially damage your small blood vessels. With Microcannula, there’s minimal tissue damage.
  3. Less pain and faster recovery — Since there is just one insertion point when using a Microcannula, patients encounter less swelling/bruising/pain. Hence, they will recover fast.
  4. Rejuvenated collagen — With Microcannula, faster-stimulated production of new collagen begins, which improves your facial volume. Thanks to its design!

Just remember: A blunt tip Microcannula avoids punctured blood vessels better than a sharp tip.

How Do You Use a Microcannula? Is It Safe for Fillers?

When using a Microcannula, your doctor creates an entry point (using a thin, sharp needle) in your skin at the source of the filler injection.

The insertion location is minimal so that you don’t feel substantial pain or bleeding. This step is essential since the Microcannula’s blunt tip cannot penetrate the skin.

The doctor then inserts the Microcannula into your puncture site and glides it beneath the skin to reach the targeted sections of dermal filler injection by connecting the tissue.

This insertion provides your doctor a wide area to inject the dermal filler through a single or a few entry points.

The benefit Microcannula offers is that it is moveable under your skin without any damage to delicate tissue.

Reportedly, patients do not feel much pain in this procedure.

What Size Is Microcannula Best for Dermal Filler?

The standard microcannula sizes are 18g, 21g, 22g, 23g, 25g, and 27g. However, the most commonly used size is 25g 40mm, 22g 70mm, 21g 50mm, 25g 50mm, 23g 38mm, and 27g 50mm.

Different sizes pass fluid through them at different flow; called flow rates.

For instance, an 18 gauge microcannula can transfer 50mm to 100mm (approx) of saline in an average of 1 minute.

In contrast, a 27 gauge microcannula can transfer approximately 40-70 milliliters in around 21 minutes.

This indicates that a more significant size Microcannula flows faster than a smaller one.

Fluid infusions are possible through any size of the Microcannula. But the selection of the right size for injecting dermal fillers depends on a few factors.

Your doctor will first need to assess the gauge of the microcannula. Remember, the greater the gauge, the smaller and more delicate its needle will be.

Second, the selection of the tool size depends on which area needs fillers. For example, a 30g microcannula is used for under-eye treatment.

This consideration is essential if your doctor is less likely to inject your vein or artery.

Moreover, your cosmetic practitioners will also need to consider the microcannula flow characteristics.

What Benefits Does a Blunt Tipped Microcannula Offer?

The secret of microcannula’s success lies in its blunt end that makes dermal filler injection and fat transferal procedure less strenuous and more straightforward.

Blunt-tip Microcannula is a relatively new concept.

What makes it popular with doctors is its simple utility, ease of use, best results, and the most important thing is patient satisfaction at no extra cost.

These benefits have transformed microcannulas into a number choice throughout the world’s cosmetic clinics and spas.

What Type of Procedures Are Possible With the Microcannula?

Microcannula is appropriate for several types of cosmetic treatments.

The technique can be safely and effectively utilized with fillers of any type, such as

  • Wrinkle reduction
  • Lip enhancement/lip fillers
  • Under-eye fillers
  • Plumping cheeks

It is suitable for many cosmetic procedures because it provides you with comprehensive coverage with less pain. Hence, you get a uniform distribution (in less time) of the filler beneath your skin.

Can You Use a Microcannula for Tear Trough Filler?

Under-eye hollows are called “tear troughs.” As learned above, microcannulas need one entry point to reach your wider area (after the doctor makes the initial incision). This advantage makes the micro-microcannula a perfect choice to use on under-eye filler areas.

Tear trough dermal fillers are a delicate non-surgical, minimally invasive treatment. The procedure involves numbing (with a topical anesthetic) the tear trough area and injecting it with hyaluronic acid gel.

This process boosts collagen production and restores the facial volume in your targeted area. Hence, reversing the aging process under the eyes.

The tear trough deep crease becomes more prominent as you age. However, in some cases, they are an inherited trait. People opt for fillers because noticeable tear troughs make them look older and tired, so they alter their appearance.

Remember: The tear trough lines area has sensitive skin that can be poorly affected if your doctor uses a sharp-tip needle. A blunt microcannula is a preferred method for a tear trough correction as it gives the doctor better control over your sensitive skin under the eyes. Likewise, it helps them to analyze the quantity of hyaluronic acid filler needed.

How Does Microcannula Improve Your Tear Trough Injection Process?

Here are a few best ways to improve a tear trough dermal filler procedure:

  • Microcannulas deliver the injectable dermal fillers accurately
  • Microcannulas reduce the risk of puncturing tiny blood vessels
  • Microcannulas have blunt-tip; you can feel minimum pain during the procedure
  • Microcannulas minimize the downtime required post the procedure

Is Microcannula Safe for Other Facial Procedures?

As learned above, while microcannula offers many advantages for tear trough treatment, it is not an ideal option for all types of facial procedures.

For example, the vermillion border near your lips is best treated with a sharp-tipped needle. Likewise, there are other areas where using a microcannula is not the best choice.

After all, the choice of injecting this tool depends on your doctor’s understanding of your facial structure and his experience in using microcannulas.

Do Microcannulas Damage Veins?

Many people argue that it is tough to draw up blood with blunt tip needles, and a certain force and pressure may collapse the blood vessel, hence a negative result.

Doctors generally consider straight needles an ideal for collecting blood samples versus flexible tubing like Microcannula. The reason is, sharp and consecutive needles are less prone to clotting and hemolysis。

Moreover, these needles work better if you have veins that are very hard to find or small.

Just remember: Erroneous injection locations or poor injection techniques can cause nerve damage, blood vessel breakage, and paralysis. Therefore, you should always visit an experienced doctor for this purpose.

Why Can’t You Take Bloods from a Microcannula?

Even though Microcannula is safe, less painful, and most effective, doctors still use the butterfly sharp-tipped needles to withdraw blood from veins.

The reason is, veins are very close to the skin surface. The blood is actually taken by direct puncture to a vein, which is not possible with a blunt tip microcannula as it’s not sharp and unable to penetrate through a vein.

A butterfly needle has a sharp, straight tip used to access a vein for blood withdrawal.

Also known as a winged infusion, a butterfly needle has plastic “wings” attached to the end of a hollow needle for accessing your vein.

This needle may make your blood collection process easier if you have very hidden veins or have a medical condition that may result in more bleeding than is typical.

Are Microcannula’s One Time Use/Disposable?

Microcannula’s are for one-time use, and then it is disposed of.

Any reputable physician would NEVER reuse it.

It is always advisable to visit a reputable doctor in one of the best cosmetic dermatologist clinics and not a too low-budget place.

The cost of microcannulas is not so high (about $5 to $6/pc) as they are disposable, and the manufacturers take care of your budget.

The same thing applies to syringes and needles; both are used only once.

How Do You Compare Different Types of Microcannulas?

Microcannulas are available in different gauges (the thickness and diameter) ranging from 18 to 30G – all having different lengths and a bunt tip,

Your doctor may choose a gauge or length based on the area needs filling and the injection requirements.

What Types of Microcannulas Works Best for Which Injectable Areas?

Since all microcannulas give better results, many different types of Microcannulas are used for each use.

  • 14G and 16G: suitable for face, arms, and chest
  • 18G: suitable for face contour, jowls, cheeks, eye sockets
  • 22G: suitable for tear trough,  cheekbones, jowls
  • 23G: suitable for cheeks, tear trough, chin, retro-mandibular area
  • 25G: suitable for dark circles, neckline, hands, chin, jowls, forehead, glabella, nose, tear troughs.
  • 26G and 27G: suitable for eye contour area, lips, nose
  • 30G: lips, chin, and expression lines

Now, coming to the length of the microcannulas; this will depend on the depth of your injected area and the needs of your aesthetic physician.

How are the Results of Lip Fillers With a Microcannula?

Using a microcannula for Lip Filler ensures the liquid is deeply injected into your skin without causing an over-filled look.

Microcannulas usually need one insertion point, which reduces the risk of swelling, pain, and bruising, thus adding patient comfort.

Do You Use A Microcannula for Cheek Fillers?

The FDA approved a newly designed tool, ‘microcannula,’ for doctors to inject cheek fillers. While many doctors typically use a conventional needle to perform this procedure, a microcannula also works well for your mid-face area fillers.

What Should You Look Into Microcannulas At the Time of Purchase?

You need to check out its length and flexibility, tip (always choose blunt tip), and the material it is made up of.

Moreover, you’ll need to check if the microcannula is FDA-approved and have an appropriate shelf life.

Price is also a significant consideration when purchasing microcannulas in bulk.

Besides, you’ll need to consider a seller’s reputation in the industry, how long they have been operating, their safety practices, etc.

What is the Price Difference for Microcannula Vs. Standard Filler Injections?

The price of Microcannula ranges between $5-$10.00/ Piece. In contrast, the cost of standard filler injection ranges between $150-500.

As mentioned previously, using a microcannula or a conventional needle depends on your doctor’s injection technique and the specific treatment you’ll need.

Since the use of microcannulas is increasing in all medical spas and clinics, it’s better to purchase them from a reputable, trusted supplier.

Can a Microcannula Cause Swelling?

A blunt-tip Microcannula is less likely to pass into your vein or artery, resulting in minor swelling, unlike conventional needles.

Swelling around the microcannula site might indicate a localized reaction and makes the removal of the microcannula necessary at that point.

You may face this within the first 48 hours post the microcannula removal.

Be aware; if your microcannula site becomes swell or painful around the site, you should make medical staff informed about it.

Just remember: Swelling is normal; it is just the human body’s natural response to this tool. However, the amount varies from person to person.

Tip to ease swelling:

  • Apply ice to your swell area to help ease swelling and any other pain.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for a minimum of 48 hours after you remove the microcannula.

Can a Microcannula Cause Sepsis?

Sepsis occurs due to any type of body infection, such as infection in a microcannula, an infected cut or bite, a urine infection, a chest infection, or a wound following surgery.

The dermal filler procedure is carried out taking care of an aseptic technique but

still, a risk of the microcannula becoming infected is present – it may be because of general bloodstream infection or local skin infection.

Just remember Good practice when inserting a Microcannula, and the suitable device can help prevent sepsis.

How to Prevent Miccrocanula from Germs?

Similar to sharp conventional needles, the storage and usage of blunt needles also require careful attention.

1. Keep Microcannula Sterile

The best way to keep the microcannula sterile is to avoid touching the tip of the needle itself. This practice prevents cross-contamination between the fluid you’ll be extracting and your fingers/gloves. It is advisable to grip the needle by the plastic base.

2. Sterilize the Container

While medical instruments are carefully packed and can keep sterile, the initial contact between the seal and microcannula needle can still be contaminated. Therefore, you should always sterilize the tool container with alcohol swabs.

3. Take Care of the Disposal

Always throw microcannulas and other syringes in a sharp disposal container. Discard it immediately after its use and keep it out of reach of children.

Is A Microcannula the Same as a Filter Needle?

There’s a difference between the two types of needles. Filter needles help filter tiny glass particles from your medication, and its purpose is different from Microcannula. You’ll need this to draw up medication from a glass ampule.

A filter needle at the base of a syringe places a glass filtering device specially designed to bridge medication administration and preparation. The purpose is to protect the patient’s veins and tissue from inflammation and potential trauma. It is never used to inject the medication.

The microcannula has a blunt tip that smoothly navigates through your dermis and does not cut through tissues. The flexibility and its blunt end allow for virtually painless procedures, as very few entry points are required to cover the entire face.

Also, it is longer than traditional sharp-tip needles and can reach more areas with a single or fewer entry point into your skin. So, there’s always less chance of swelling around the microcannula site.

Can You Customize the Size of Microcannulas?

Microcannula is available in different sizes, which means a manufacturer can customize its size according to your needs and preferences.

What Is the MOQ of Microcannula?

The minimum order quantity (MOQ) of each size of microcannula is 1box which has 50pcs. You can order this small quantity for testing and later send inquiries for bulk orders.

Where to Buy High-Quality, Durable Microcannula?

Before investing in microcannulas, you’ll need to check the supplier’s authenticity in the cosmetics industry.

  • A supplier should have an online presence – website, social media accounts active.
  • Legitimate websites always show authentic photos of their product inventory.
  • There should be proper contact details, email addresses, etc.
  • A supplier should be able to deliver products across many countries.

The Verdict

As learned above, Microcannula is a superior method for injecting dermal fillers; the technique is gaining popularity in cosmetic medicine.

Microcannula helps the patient enhance their appearance without undergoing painful procedures connected with sharp-tipped needles that also have nasty side effects. A single entry point and a more defined pathway through the tissues mean you will experience less bruising/discomfort and reduced downtime. To make this procedure successful, you must invest in high-quality, durable microcannulas.

We hope this informative FAQ guide will help you make the right choice.

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