Radiofrequency micro-needling adds the element of radiofrequency energy to the traditional micro-needling procedure. The RF energy is delivered via small needles into the dermis. In addition to the benefits seen with the micro-injury provided by the traditional microneedles, RF micro-needling also delivers RF energy deep into the dermis further enhancing skin tightening and scar reduction.
How does Radiofrequency Micro-needling work?
The RF energy heats the underlying layers of skin, causing constriction and tightening of the skin, as well as the stimulation of collagen and elastin production. Because the RF energy is delivered so deeply, it can produce faster results that are more dramatic.
Common Application Of Fractional RF Microneedling
Radio Frequency Microneedling is a procedure that is suitable for all skin types and offers a wide range of benefits for each skin indication. Radiofrequency elps treat the following:
- Scars due to inflammatory acne especially rolling and box scars
- Minor hypertrophic scars due to acne, vaccination, burns, and chickenpox
- Large open pores
- Saggy skin, wrinkles, and fine lines
- Stretch marks
What is the downtime of Radiofrequency Microneedling?
The downtime of RF Microneedling procedure is very less. Depending on the intensity of the treatment, it may take a day or two for your skin to recover.
How many sessions of RF Microneedling is needed?
Most people require 3-5 sessions over six months to attain visible results. The number of sessions depends on your skin’s response to the treatment. The time interval between each session is 4-6 weeks.