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RF Microneedling in Melbourne

Revitalize your skin with RF Microneedling in the top aesthetic clinic in Melbourne, Appearance Clinic Australia. Secret RF restores youthful radiance and fullness to your skin. It is one of the most technologically advanced forms of skin rejuvenation therapy available. It combines radio frequency and micro needles to deliver the energy very precisely into the deeper layers of the skin, creating heat and activating process called fractionated denaturing.

What is RF Microneedling?

RF microneedling is a skin treatment that combines radiofrequency energy with microneedling techniques. This procedure involves the use of tiny needles to create micro-injuries in the skin, which stimulate the body's natural healing process. At the same time, radiofrequency energy is delivered into the deeper layers of the skin. This combination enhances collagen production and promotes skin rejuvenation, making it an effective method for improving skin texture, reducing acne scarring, and addressing other skin concerns.

How RF Microneedling Works

During an RF microneedling treatment, a device with fine needles creates controlled micro-injuries on the skin's surface. These micro-injuries trigger the skin's natural healing process, leading to the production of new collagen and elastin fibers. Simultaneously, radiofrequency energy is delivered through the needles into the deeper layers of the skin, creating thermal zones. This heat further stimulates collagen production and enhances the overall results of the treatment. The procedure targets specific treatment areas and is suitable for various skin concerns, including skin tightening, reducing stretch marks, and improving skin texture. It is a popular choice due to its minimal downtime and effectiveness on different skin types, including darker skin tones.

What Can Be Treated

Body Treatments

  • Scars
  • Stretch Marks
  • Hyperhidrosis (underarm sweating)
  • Saggy Knees

Face Treatments

  • Lifting and Tightening
  • Pore Reduction
  • Wrinkle Reduction
  • Acne Scars

Benefits of RF Microneedling

Skin Rejuvenation and Tightening

Skin Rejuvenation and Tightening

RF microneedling treatments improve skin texture and tighten loose skin. By combining microneedling with radiofrequency energy, the procedure promotes overall skin rejuvenation. This process enhances skin elasticity and creates a smoother, more radiant skin appearance.

Reduction of Acne Scars and Stretch Marks

RF microneedling effectively diminishes acne scars, surgical scars, and stretch marks. The treatment stimulates the natural healing response, encouraging the production of collagen and elastin. This results in a significant improvement in the appearance of scars and stretch marks.

Minimizing Fine Lines and Wrinkles

This procedure reduces fine lines and wrinkles, making the skin look more youthful. By boosting collagen and elastin production, RF microneedling helps to smooth out fine lines and restore a more youthful skin texture.

Minimizing Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Suitable for All Skin Types

RF microneedling is effective for all skin types and tones. This inclusivity makes it a versatile option for addressing various skin conditions. Whether dealing with uneven skin tone or signs of aging, this treatment can benefit a wide range of individuals regardless of their skin type or tone.

What To Expect After The Treatment

After The Treatment:

  • Immediately after the treatment your skin will feel hot and tight with slight swelling.
  • The numbing feeling due to the numbing cream will last around 2-3 hours after the treatment. The lips mainly will feel numb.
  • The skin will develop more redness as the day goes on.

The Following Day:

  • Your skin can still have slight redness and swelling

Is RF Microneedling Right for You?

RF microneedling is suitable for individuals looking to improve their skin texture and appearance. Ideal candidates include those seeking collagen induction therapy to treat acne scarring, fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. The treatment is effective for skin tightening and can address various skin concerns with minimal discomfort.

However, there are certain contraindications to consider. Individuals with active skin infections, severe skin conditions, or those prone to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation may not be ideal candidates. It is also important to avoid the treatment if you have recently undergone laser treatments or have certain medical conditions that could interfere with the skin's natural healing process. Consulting with a skincare professional can help determine if RF microneedling is the right choice for your specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

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For most people it will be between 3-5treatments every 4 weeks. Depending on your skin concern, say if it is acne scarring it will take at least 4-5 treatments. Whereas if you are just looking to plump the skin and improve skin texture and pores 3-4 treatments will be required.

We recommend to allow 5 days for your skin to completely heal post treatment. After micro needling your skin will be red, hot and slightly swollen. This can last for 24 hours post treatment. On day 2 – 3 your skin will feel dry and rough to touch it is important to keep hydrated and have a good quality moisturiser.

Either in our micro needling package or stand alone treatment a post facial is included as it give us a change to see your skin after treatment and your skin by day 5 is looking dry and dull. So this gets your skin looking its best again.

It can be slightly comfortable in some areas, we do numb the skin 40 mins prior to treatment to make it as comfortable as possible. However, depending on your pain threshold it can vary for each person.

The concept of how they work is the same, they both use needles to puncture the skin to promote new tissue and collagen growth. However, the way they are different is that dermapen just uses needles to glide over the skin the depth can go to 2mm. As for micro needling rf the needles penetrate the skin and as it does that it delivers a heat into the tissues which stimulates collagen in the dermis. The depth can go to 3.5mm which is great for deeper acne scarring.

Yes, microneedling with RF is worth it for many people. It stimulates collagen production, improves skin condition, and treats various issues like sun damage and wrinkles. It is an effective treatment with minimal downtime.

The success rate of RF microneedling is high, with many patients seeing significant improvements in their skin condition. The effectiveness varies based on individual factors, but most experience noticeable results.

Typically, an initial course of 3-4 treatment sessions is recommended for optimal results. The exact number depends on the particular treatment area and the specific skin concerns being addressed. Multiple treatments ensure long-lasting benefits.

What is the Next Step?

The next step is to take action and get personalised information for your concerns. The treatment outlined on this page requires consultation with Dr Kim. Please call (03) 9331 2566 to book your complimentary consultation.
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