Radiofrequency Microneedling Benfleet

Radiofrequency Microneedling In Benfleet

Skin Tightening

RF microneedling, also known as radiofrequency microneedling, is a cosmetic procedure that combines traditional microneedling with radiofrequency energy. 

During an RF microneedling procedure, a handheld device is used to deliver radiofrequency energy into the skin through a series of fine needles. The needles penetrate the skin’s surface, creating tiny channels, while simultaneously emitting radiofrequency energy. This combination of micro-injuries and heat energy triggers the body’s natural healing response, leading to the production of new collagen and elastin fibers.

Prices

RF microneedling  face 1 session – £125

RF microneedling  face 3 sessions – £330

RF microneedling  face 6 sessions – £600


RF microneedling  face and neck 1 session – £160

RF microneedling  face and neck 3 sessions – £420

RF microneedling  face and neck 6 sessions – £750


RF microneedling  body 15cm X 15cm  1 session – £140

RF microneedling  body 15cm X 15cm  3 sessions – £375

RF microneedling  body 15cm X 15cm  6 sessions – £690


RF microneedling  body 30cm X 30cm  1 session – £180

RF microneedling  body 30cm X 30cm  3 sessions – £435

RF microneedling  body 30cm X 30cm  6 sessions – £780

The benefits of RF microneedling include:

  1. Skin rejuvenation: The procedure stimulates collagen and elastin production, resulting in smoother, firmer, and more youthful-looking skin.
  2. Wrinkle reduction: RF microneedling can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  3. Scar improvement: It can be used to improve the appearance of acne scars, surgical scars, and other types of scars.
  4. Skin tightening: The radiofrequency energy heats the deeper layers of the skin, causing contraction and tightening of the tissues.
  5. Pore size reduction: RF microneedling can minimize the appearance of enlarged pores.
  6. Hyperpigmentation treatment: It can be effective in treating certain types of hyperpigmentation, such as melasma or age spots.

RF microneedling procedure usually requires a series of treatments spaced several weeks apart to achieve optimal results. 

Side effects

While RF microneedling is generally considered safe and well-tolerated, like any medical procedure, it can carry some potential side effects. These side effects are typically mild and temporary, resolving on their own within a few days to weeks. Common side effects of RF microneedling may include:

  1. Redness and Swelling: The treated area may appear red and swollen immediately after the procedure. This is a normal reaction and usually subsides within a few hours to a few days.
  2. Discomfort or Pain: Some individuals may experience mild discomfort or pain during the procedure, which can vary depending on individual pain tolerance and the depth of treatment. A topical numbing cream or local anesthesia may be used to minimize any discomfort.
  3. Bruising: In some cases, the treated area may develop minor bruising, especially if the skin is particularly sensitive or prone to bruising. This should resolve on its own within a few days.
  4. Dryness or Flaking: The skin may feel dry or flaky for a few days following the procedure. This is a normal part of the skin’s healing process and can be managed with gentle moisturizers.
  5. Temporary Changes in Pigmentation: In rare instances, RF microneedling may cause temporary changes in skin pigmentation, such as hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin) or hypopigmentation (lightening of the skin). These changes are usually temporary and tend to resolve over time.
  6. Infection or Scarring: While rare, there is a small risk of infection or scarring associated with any procedure that involves needle penetration. It’s important to follow post-treatment care instructions and keep the treated area clean to minimize the risk of infection.

Aftercare

Aftercare following RF microneedling is important to promote proper healing and maximize the benefits of the procedure. While specific instructions may vary depending on the individual circumstances, here are some general guidelines for RF microneedling aftercare:

  1. Follow post-treatment instructions: We will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your skin after RF microneedling. It is essential to follow these instructions carefully to ensure proper healing.
  2. Keep the treated area clean: For the first 24 hours after the procedure, avoid washing or touching the treated area to allow the microchannels to close. After the initial 24 hours, you can gently cleanse the area using a mild, non-irritating cleanser. Be sure to use clean hands or a clean cotton pad to avoid introducing bacteria.
  3. Apply recommended skincare products, such as a gentle moisturizer or post-treatment serum. 
  4. Protect your skin from the sun: It is crucial to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays after RF microneedling. Avoid direct sun exposure, and if you must go outside, wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF (30 or higher) and reapply it every two hours.
  5. Avoid harsh skincare products and treatments: For the first few days after the procedure, avoid using exfoliants, retinoids, or other harsh skincare products. Additionally, avoid other treatments that may irritate or compromise the skin’s healing process, such as chemical peels or laser treatments.
  6. Minimize physical activity and heat exposure: Strenuous exercise, hot baths or saunas, and exposure to excessive heat should be avoided for a few days after RF microneedling. Heat can exacerbate redness and swelling and may increase the risk of complications.
  7. Be patient and gentle with your skin: It takes time for the skin to heal and for the full results of RF microneedling to become apparent. Avoid picking or scratching at the treated area and be gentle when applying skincare products.
  8. Depending on your treatment plan, you may have multiple sessions of RF microneedling. It’s important to follow up with us as scheduled to assess your progress and discuss any concerns or questions you may have.

Remember, these are general guidelines, and it’s crucial to follow the specific instructions provided by us. If you have any concerns or questions during the healing process, don’t hesitate to reach out for guidance.