Radiofrequency microneedling stimulates collagen production and rejuvenates the skin
RF microneedling treatment is an emerging technology that delivers mechanical needling and radiofrequency energy into the dermis enhancing skin texture and improving scar remodelling by triggering collagen stimulation. The treatment is suitable for all skin types, and it does not disrupt the epidermis (top layer of skin).
Prior to the procedure:
Here are a few things to consider when you prepare for your RF microneedling treatment, such as:
Limit excessive or unprotected repeated sun exposure.
Avoid using active skincare products five days prior, including exfoliants, retinoids, vitamin C, glycolic acid, retinol, tretinoin, and benzoyl peroxide.
At the London Scar Clinic, we ensure you’re cared for during the whole treatment process.
Initially, your skin will be gently cleaned, and a topical numbing cream will be applied to ease any discomfort during the procedure.
We then begin to use the RF treatment device and move it across the treated area to kickstart the “controlled injury”, penetrating the skin to a variable depth (depending on the exact indication) and delivering the RF energy.
Typically, the RF microneedling treatment takes 15-30 minutes.
After the procedure:
There can be minimal downtime, depending on the area and exact idication for the procedure. Typically, you can return to your regular routine shortly after the radiofrequency energy treatment. It’s possible you might experience a mild sunburn feeling and may be a little flushed, but for only a short period.
Results can take 3 to 4 weeks to show as the collagen and elastin production is boosted and the skin resurfacing shows. Then, within 6 to 8 months, and upon the completion of a full course of treatments, your complexion, texture, and overall skin tone will gradually improve.
Remember that the longevity of your results depends on whether you maintain a proper skincare routine the details of which our qualified practitioner will specify for you.