Microneedling With RF in Hollywood, FL
Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that focuses on resolving skin problems, such as wrinkles, acne scars, and pigmentation concerns. A handheld device is used to create thousands of micro-injuries on the skin. These injuries signal to your body to stimulate collagen production in a specific area. When you combine microneedling with radiofrequency energy (RF), the results are significantly enhanced as the RF energy allows the treatment to penetrate further into the skin.
Am I a Candidate for Microneedling With RF?
Microneedling with radiofrequency is an appropriate choice for all ethnicities and skin types. The ideal candidate will have superficial skin issues they want to address. Some common skin problems that microneedling can help include acne, acne scars, wrinkles, skin laxity, and irregular skin tone.
Typically, microneedling is recommended for people 20 or older, as individuals under 20 have still-developing bodies.
Microneedling is not suitable for anyone dealing with a current infection on their face, as the micro-injuries can cause the infection to spread. Your doctor may recommend you postpone the procedure until the infection has been resolved.
How Is Microneedling With RF Performed?
After cleansing the face and applying a topical anesthetic, a device is held up to the face, creating thousands of micro-injuries in a targeted area. Microneedling with radiofrequency uses the added technology of flow needles to add RF energy into the micro-injuries. The radiofrequency energy heats the underlying layers, causing significant tissue tightening and increasing elastin and collagen production.
What Is Microneedling With RF Recovery Like?
Microneedling with radiofrequency is not overly painful, but some patients report feeling slight discomfort during the procedure. An anesthetic cream helps to numb the face and reduce discomfort. If you continue to experience some mild pain post-procedure, you can take over-the-counter pain medication.
There is virtually no recovery time with the procedure, and you will be able to continue with your activities for the day.
Some minor redness and irritation of the skin may be visible for a few days post-procedure.
It’s generally recommended you avoid direct sunlight immediately after the procedure. Your skin will be more vulnerable to the harmful effects of the sun.
What Results Can I Expect From Microneedling With RF?
The microneedles’ penetration is like a signal to your body to send energy to the area where the mico-wounds are. Your body responds by encouraging collagen production in those spots, which leads to younger-looking skin. The needles also help to break down any scar tissue mechanically. The radiofrequency energy helps to deepen results and tighten the skin for a firmer, more youthful outcome.
Most patients will require multiple treatments to achieve results. Typically, individuals start with two to three treatments initially and touch-up sessions later on.
We suggest using a proper skin care regimen after your treatment to prolong the quality of your results, such as ZO® Skin Health. You may also choose to undergo a second non-surgical treatment, such as radiofrequency face contouring, laser skin resurfacing, or dermal fillers.
Interested in Microneedling With RF in Hollywood, FL?
If you are struggling with facial skin issues, microneedling may be a quick and easy solution. Book a consultation with Dr. Liliana Marcu Awan at the Medical Center of Hollywood to see if microneedling is the answer to your skin insecurities. You can schedule an appointment by calling (954) 889-0211 or by filling out our online form.