Choosing a cosmetic treatment to reduce facial wrinkles can involve reviewing an exhaustive list of options. But at Vibrant Dermatology in Dedham, MA, we would like to simplify this process and recommend RF microneedling. Non-invasive and pain-free, this revolutionary therapy delivers multiple anti-aging benefits at once.
What Is RF Microneedling?
This treatment combines insulated needles with high-intensity energy to target tissues beneath the skin. As the needles make tiny pinpricks in the skin, heat is delivered to kick the body’s healing processes into gear. That is, collagen and elastin production both escalate. Visibly, you see:
- Fewer wrinkles
- Diminished lines
- Firmer skin
- Fewer scars
- Reduced pores
- Improved depressed scars
- Brighter complexion
- Smoother and softer texture
This two-fold approach goes beyond traditional microneedling to further prompt collagen and healing processes. In short, this is lauded as the only treatment of its kind to simultaneously reduce wrinkles and tighten skin.
How It Works
During your session, we apply a topical numbing cream to the treatment area. The treatment device incorporates a cluster of needles to deliver multiple pricks to the skin. We go less than a half centimeter deep, so the actual injury to your face is minimal. At the same time, the needling device sends radio waves directly into the skin that, in the form of heat, diminish wrinkles, age spots, and scars.
The combined therapy of heat and needles causes a chain reaction deep below the skin. Collagen production helps repair tissues for improved tone; elastin restores elasticity and bounce; hyaluronic acid provides much-needed hydration. All of this takes just 20 minutes, but the results are nothing short of remarkable: firmer, rejuvenated, and more youthful-looking skin.
In addition to treating fine lines and wrinkles on the cheeks, near the mouth, and around the eyes, this therapy is gentle enough for sensitive areas like:
- Upper and lower eyelids
- Upper lip
- Around the nose
What to Expect
Results can usually be seen immediately and will continue to emerge over the next six months as collagen production increases. For the most robust results, we recommend a series of three sessions. Effects can last a year, and follow-up therapies will help you maintain your results.
Contrary to myths, microneedling does not create holes in the skin. The punctures created by the needles are minuscule – tiny enough that nobody will see them. Immediately after treatment, you may experience some slight flushing that is completely normal. Your face may also feel a little warm, but that will quickly subside.
Who Is This Right for?
- Skin laxity
- Uneven tone
- Dull or dry texture
We do not recommend this therapy for patients with active skin infections, open wounds, or who are pregnant. A history of certain scars and/or some medications and therapies may also preclude you from candidacy. During your consultation, we’ll explore your options to determine the right treatment for you.
A Step Above the Rest
For patients in southwest Massachusetts – including Boston, Dedham, Westwood, Norwood, Canton, Sharon, Milton, Walpole, Foxboro, and Needham – we strongly urge you to try microneedling with RF to revitalize your appearance.