Top Questions About RF Microneedling

If you’ve been wanting to turn back the clock on aging skin, there’s no better time than the present to get one of the latest skin treatments. Major advances in non-invasive treatments more affordable and effective than ever. Skin Renew microneedling RF is one of the most popular anti-aging treatments today, as it can address most of the major skin aging concerns. 

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling is a non-invasive skin treatment uses a device, known as a dermaroller, to introduce multiple pinpoint-sized punctures into the skin. These punctures initiate a healing response that stimulates the skin to produce new collagen-rich tissue, improving skin’s overall appearance, texture, elasticity and tone. It is most often used on the skin of the face, neck and decolletage.

Most patients will opt for three to four treatments spread over a period of several months. A plastic surgeon or skincare professional will determine the optimum number and length of treatments based upon your individual aesthetic goals and needs, and your budget. 

RF microneedling utilizes the same technology with the addition of radiofrequency waves. The RF waves gently warm the deeper skin tissues, further encouraging healing and stimulating a faster regeneration response. 

Does Microneedling Hurt?

Microneedling is an in-office procedure that is performed without sedation. Some doctors elect to use a skin numbing cream. Because the punctures are so small, most patients report minimal discomfort. Patients can expect minimal bleeding or bruising and most can return to normal activities immediately after treatment. 

What Kind of Results Does Microneedling Produce?

Because microneedling stimulates the skin to heal itself, the final results will not be obvious until a few months after treatment. Many patients begin to notice improvements in skin texture by the second treatment. Final results will be apparent by around the three month mark.  Treated skin will appear smoother and more even-textured and have increased elasticity and strength. Microneedling can also decrease the appearance of scarring and stretch marks.