For anyone who doesn't understand microneedling, please visit our page on this fabulous procedure. Radiofrequency microneedling takes everything the micro needling procedure has to offer and adds radiofrequency giving the ultimate collagen induction. You may be familiar with radiofrequency from other cosmetic energy devices for skin rejuvenation and firming. Now with RF micro needling combines two amazing technologies to give your skin that boost in plumping, minimize scars and provide you with an overall even tone. Radio frequency has long been known to bulk heat the dermis when used in cosmetic skin care.
The dermis lies directly under the epidermis or top layer and provides support to the epidermis. The RF micro needling procedure is an energy device which allows penetration of a single use grid of needles through the skin and delivers RF(radio frequency) energy to the dermis only. The full length of the needle is insulated and only the tip delivers the energy preventing heat buildup at the top layer of skin. This feature is so important for skin of color since this device does not injure the delicate melanocytes that are concentrated at the junction between the dermis and epidermis. Radiofrequency micro needling may help lessen the severity of melasma which is a hormone related skin pigmentation. There are several approaches in dealing with melasma. Treating this condition with energy that concentrates on the top layer of skin can actually make the melasma come back even more fierce. RF micro needling can help with this problem by gently distributing the pigment to minimize its presentation.
Lighter skinned people can also benefit for from RF micro needling as well because melanin the dark pigment in the skin is not such a concern. There is no down time. The procedure includes a topical numbing cream for added comfort and takes less than an hour.
If you suffer from acne scars, traumatic scars or have other textural problems with your skin, RF micro needling may be the treatment that enables you enjoy smooth glowing skin again. Patients that have had this procedure report amazing textural improvement even after the first treatment. The number of treatments depends on the severity of your skin conditions. Please call for a complimentary appointment to see if RF micro needling is right for you.