What Is with Radio Frequency Microneedling?

What Is with Radio Frequency Microneedling?

Radio Frequency Microneedling in McLean

RF Micro-needling creates microchannels and releases RF energy deep into the dermal (Dermis) layer of the skin to trigger the body’s natural wound-healing response.

The treatment stimulates fibroblast cells which creates collagen providing dramatic skin tightening and skin rejuvenation.

The micro-needles precisely deliver the RF energy into the dermis tissue bypassing the superficial skin layer (Epidermis) because of this there is virtually no thermal damage to the skin’s surface therefore very little risk of causing PIH Post Inflammatory hyperpigmentation (brown spots) which is why it is safe to use on all skin types and skin colors.

Is RF Microneedling Right for You?

RF micro-needling is a non-surgical procedure for all skin colors to help improve your fine lines and wrinkles and reduces pore size and acne scars. The treatment will Improve your skin’s tone and texture and tighten the tissues on the face and neck.

RF Micro-needling can be used anywhere on the body to help with stretch marks, and hand rejuvenation, and on the knees to help improve skin elasticity and texture.

Is There Downtime After the Procedure?

One of the best things about RF micro-needling is minimal to no downtime. The treated area may be red anywhere from a couple of hours to up to 48 hours depending on each patient.

How Long Does the Treatment Take?

The RF micro-needling takes 90 minutes. Which includes prep time such as taking pictures cleaning the skin and numbing the skin.

How Many Treatments Do I Need?

Patients may need anywhere from one to four treatments four weeks apart.

The number of treatments depends on many factors such as texture due to scar tissue,

Age, sun-damaged skin, the thickness of the skin tissue, loss of elasticity, etc.

How Long Will the Results Last?

The results last anywhere from three months to a year depending on factors such as

Lifestyle choices, too much sun, smoking, diet, stress, health, and Age.

How Often Would I Need To Come In To Maintain the Results?

To maintain the results will vary for each patient. It can be quarterly, every six months, or once a year.  We customize the treatment for each patient.

Can I Go in the Direct Sun Right After?

RF Micro Needling treatment does not injure your skin’s surface. The treatment goes deep into the dermal layers. We still recommend you avoid direct sunlight for the overall well-being of your skin.

If you are going to be out and about, we recommend wearing SPF 30 and higher and a wide-brim hat.

Do I Need Special Skin Care Products?

We recommend certain ingredients to help improve the results of RF micro needling.

We customize skincare routines for each patient depending on their skin type and conditions.

Take the Next Step

Please call to schedule a full skincare consultation to learn more about the RF Micro-needling treatment and what you need to prep your skin before the treatment and how we can help you take care of your skin post-treatment.