Do you find yourself missing the days of a clear, glowing complexion? Many people are frustrated with signs of aging and skin concerns like acne scarring or uneven texture. At Capital Laser & Skin Care, we offer RF microneedling to combat these problems and restore that healthy glow to your skin.
What is RF Microneedling?
RF microneedling is an advanced non-surgical cosmetic procedure that combines traditional microneedling with radiofrequency energy. This innovative treatment targets various skin concerns, including wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, enlarged pores, and skin laxity. RF microneedling is popular among individuals seeking a minimally invasive yet highly effective solution to achieve a more youthful and revitalized complexion.
During the procedure, your board-certified dermatologist at Capital Laser & Skin Care provider will use a device equipped with tiny needles to create controlled micro-injuries on the surface of your skin. Your skin’s natural healing response triggers increased production of collagen and elastin.
What sets RF microneedling apart from conventional microneedling is the added benefit of radiofrequency energy, which penetrates through the micro-injuries deeper into the dermis, contracting collagen fibers to tighten the skin and further increase collagen production. We use the Genius™ RF microneedling system, which uses real-time monitoring to deliver the optimal amount of radiofrequency energy to a precise depth during the treatment.
How Long Does RF Microneedling Last?
Results from RF microneedling are often noticeable after just one session, but we may recommend a series of treatments spaced several weeks apart for optimal outcomes. Certain skin concerns, such as acne scars, often require more treatments. You will likely enjoy smoother, brighter skin within a few days of your first microneedling treatment.
The results from an RF microneedling treatment series typically last one to two years. You can then have occasional maintenance sessions to preserve your happier, healthier skin.
Is There Downtime After Radiofrequency Microneedling?
Immediately following the treatment, the skin may appear slightly red and swollen, like a mild sunburn. However, these effects are temporary and should subside within a day or two. RF microneedling requires little to no downtime, and you can resume most activities on the same day.
You might experience minor flaking or peeling as the skin heals, which is a normal part of the rejuvenation process. Avoiding direct sun exposure and using broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect the treated area during the healing phase is crucial.
Am I a Good Candidate for RF Microneedling?
Most people seeking non-surgical, convenient skin rejuvenation are good candidates for RF microneedling. Dr. Tanzi, Dr. Shah, or Dr. Peters can help you determine the best treatment option during a detailed consultation. RF microneedling is safe for all skin types and can benefit a wide range of complexion concerns on the face, neck, and body.
Capital laser and skin care is the best dermatology practice I’ve ever been to. I’ve seen both Dr. Peters and Dr. Tanzi, who are both extremely intelligent, caring, highly skilled, practical – and gorgeous! The staff is excellent – very caring, skilled, excellent training, professional, and easy to talk to. I highly recommend Capital Laser to anyone seeking to take fabulous care of their skin. You will be in the best hands here.
Interested in learning more about RF microneedling? We would love to speak with you. Please fill out the form on this page to request a consultation or call our Chevy Chase, MD office today at (301) 798-9699 to schedule your private consultation at our laser and cosmetic dermatology center, located just blocks away from Washington, D.C.