RF Microneedling is a highly effective revolutionary treatment to stimulate new collagen production and lift and tighten the skin without surgery and downtime. The treatment can be used at various areas of the face and body to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin, tighten and lift saggy skin, improve skin texture and treat common skin issues such as scarring and more.
Loss of collagen is one of the hallmarks of the aging process in the skin. The result is creepy, saggy, and loose skin, wrinkles and folds, and loss of youthful glow and texture of the skin. Luckily, our skin has the inherent ability and potential to heal and rejuvenate itself but the cells responsible for this miraculous turn-over (the fibroblasts) are often dormant and inactive. Many treatments offered in cosmetic medicine seek to activate and stimulate fibroblasts and other cells in our skin to rebuild and rejuvenate the skin. Radiofrequency-Microneedling or RF Microneedling is one of the most effective treatments to achieve this goal.
How Does RF Microneedling Work?
RF Microneedling combines 2 highly effective treatment modalities in one non-surgical and non-invasive treatment and allows the patients to see the benefits of both treatments in one convenient session:
RF Microneedling combines these two treatments together: It has a specific single-use needle cartridge that punches tiny holes (micro-channels) into the skin to a specific depth (varying between 0.5 to 3.5 mm as set by your clinician depending on the area of the treatment and skin condition). Once the microneedles reach their target depth, radiofrequency energy is delivered to the skin through the tips of the needles (or throughout the body of the needles). This highly focused and localized energy is absorbed by the target layer of the skin (epidermis, dermis, and sub-dermal tissues) and triggers the healing and rejuvenation process of the skin which leads to collagen production and renewing skin.
Which Areas and Issues Can Be Treated with RF Microneedling?
RF Microneedling can be used at various areas of the face and body to treat many common issues and problems and to provide general skin rejuvenation:
- Face & Neck Treatments: For a non-surgical facelift, skin tightening, skin rejuvenation, wrinkle reduction, pore reduction, and to treat issues such as scarring including acne scars.
- Body Treatments: For skin tightening and skin rejuvenation and to treat scars, stretch marks.
Which Skin Types Can Be Treated with RF Microneedling?
RF Microneedling is “color-blind” meaning that is does not target any specific skin pigment. Virtually all skin types including darker skin tones can be safely treated with RF Microneedling. Furthermore, prep treatments with bleaching creams are usually not required and there is minimal risk of pigmentation.
How Many Sessions Are Needed and How Often?
Each patient is different and individual results may vary. If desired treatment can be repeated as early as 1 month apart., monthly sessions can be done until desired results are achieved.