Skin Tightening: Microneedling & RF Microneedling Before and After

MI Skin Dermatology Center: Melda Isaac, MD

Microneedling is a popular beauty trend, creating smooth, glowing skin without the pain or downtime of more aggressive procedures. Adding radiofrequency to this popular treatment enhances its ability to tighten and firm lax skin, reduce wrinkles, and improve skin texture.

When it comes to microneedling results, though, seeing is believing. In this post, we’ll show our patients’ dramatic skin tightening improvement using their actual microneedling and RF microneedling before and after pictures.

What Is Microneedling?

Microneedling uses tiny needles to create microscopic injuries on the skin. It’s a fast, relatively painless procedure that stimulates collagen production and encourages new skin growth. The treatment also allows serums and other topical solutions to be absorbed more easily into the skin for augmented results. We offer a variety of topical solutions formulated for different benefits, such as anti-aging or skin brightening. 

Microneedling Benefits

Close-up of forehead before and after microneedling.

This patient had microneedling and BOTOX to smooth the wrinkles on their forehead.

Regular microneedling treatments can provide long-lasting, youthful results and refresh a tired-looking appearance. The best part is that it provides a completely natural-looking result. There are no worries about looking “fake” or “overdone” with microneedling. You will still look like you, just more awake and refreshed!

The benefits of microneedling are myriad. Microneedling can:

The Microneedling Procedure

Microneedling is a stress-free, quick procedure, taking 15 to 30 minutes. After the procedure, the skin may be red, but this is temporary, and you can resume your everyday activities immediately. Keeping the skin out of the sun is important as it will be extremely sensitive for a few days, however!

Genius® RF Microneedling Skin Tightening

Genius RF microneedling uses both the collagen boost of traditional microneedling and radiofrequency energy to heat the skin, dramatically tightening the skin. Unlike many other energy or laser skin treatments, RF microneedling is safe for skin of all colors.

RF Microneedling Before and After 1 Treatment

Close-up of lower two-thirds of a patient's face before and after Genius RF microneedling.Even just 1 Genius RF microneedling treatment makes a dramatic difference in skin quality, texture, and appearance, as you can see in the before and after results at right. This patient wanted to correct their acne scars and improve skin tone. The procedure not only diminished acne scarring and smoothed their skin tone but also tightened the skin around the corners of their mouth to ease the developing folds.

RF Microneedling Reduces Redness & Acne Scars

Oblique view of man's cheek and chin showing his skin before RF microneedling and after the treatment.This patient wanted to reduce acne scarring and redness on his cheeks. After RF microneedling, you can see how well the treatment lessened his scars, brightened his skin, and improved his skin tone. His skin is now smooth, and the skin on his lower face is firmer and tauter.

RF Microneedling Addresses Neck Sagging

Close up of neck before and after RF microneedling.

RF microneedling isn’t limited to facial skin; it can be used just about anywhere you experience skin laxity, wrinkles, and textural issues. In this case, our patient had 2 Genius RF microneedling treatments to tighten her sagging neck skin. In the after photos, you can see how beautifully the treatment tightened and firmed her skin to ease the horizontal wrinkles, firm the mid-neck sagginess, and smooth the texture of her neck skin.

Schedule a Microneedling Consultation Today

If you are interested in rejuvenating your skin with a quick, effective procedure, use our online form to request a consultation or call us at (202) 393-7546 to schedule an appointment today.

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