Our skin endures a lot in everyday life. From harsh environmental conditions to a variety of products, it is no wonder that our skin can begin to show signs of aging as we get older. Thanks to advances in aesthetic technology the experts at Orlando Dermatology can now address such skin conditions and signs of aging with radiofrequency microneedling. Contact us today to learn more about this method.
What is Radiofrequency (RF) microneedling?
This treatment is an effective method used to treat a variety of skin conditions, along with address unwanted signs of aging. It works by heating the deep layers of the skin with radiofrequency energy to promote the production of collagen and elastin, two proteins that make the skin strong and supple. RF microneedling can also tighten the skin to provide you with a more youthful appearance.
What can it treat?
RF microneedling can treat:
- Acne scars
- Fine lines or wrinkles
- Stretch marks
- Cystic acne
- Uneven skin tone or texture
What are my options?
This handheld device is a non-surgical option to treat a variety of skin conditions and leave you with smooth, clear skin. Venus Viva uses focused RF energy to heat the deeper layers of the skin to stimulate the healing process. As the body creates more of the proteins that give the skin its strength and elasticity, you will notice a younger-looking complexion. Most people need multiple treatments to see optimal results, with the initial results being seen 4-6 weeks after your final session.
What can I expect?
Before we can determine which method is best for you, we will need you to come in for a consultation. During this time, we will evaluate your desired treatment area and discuss your goals for the process. After all of the relevant information has been gathered, a treatment plan will be made with the method that is best for your needs and aesthetic goals.
Am I a candidate?
If you have skin conditions or signs of aging such as hyperpigmentation, loss of elasticity, acne scars, or uneven skin tone and texture, RF microneedling may be right for you. Patients who use Accutane should discontinue this medication for 6 months before trying this treatment. Any patients who have implants in their treatment area will need to approval of their physician.