When it comes to skin rejuvenation, microneedling has become one of the most popular treatments, as it is non-surgical and has limited downtime. However, did you know that there are two types of microneedling? These include traditional microneedling and radiofrequency (RF) microneedling. This blog will outline the differences between these two treatments so you can decide which kind of microneedling is right for you.
What Is Traditional Microneedling?
Traditional microneedling is a skin rejuvenation technique that involves the use of a pen that contains tiny needles to create microscopic punctures. This helps to promote natural healing and collagen production, resulting in a smoother and more even-looking complexion.
During your microneedling treatment, a topical numbing cream will first be applied to ensure you are comfortable. The microneedling pen will then be sued across the treatment area to stimulate collagen production.
What Is RF Microneedling?
RF Microneedling is a skin rejuvenation technique that combines radiofrequency energy with microneedling to stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin. This microneedling procedure often addresses issues like wrinkles and acne scarring.
During your RF microneedling treatment, a topical numbing cream will be applied and then the special RF microneedling tool will be used across the treatment area. As the small needles create micro-wounds in the skin. RF energy will reach into the deeper layers of the skin to promote further collagen and elastin production.
Differences Between RF Microneedling And Traditional Microneedling
The main difference between RF Microneedling and traditional microneedling is radiofrequency (RF) energy. While both techniques involve tiny needles to stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin, only RF Microneedling combines radio frequency energy with microneedling for added benefits.
Which Type Of Microneedling Is Right for Me?
The proper microneedling treatment for you depends on your skin concerns and goals. Traditional microneedling is ideal for treating mild wrinkles and acne scarring and improving skin texture. However, if you're looking for more dramatic results or want to address deeper wrinkles and acne scars, RF Microneedling may be a better option. For you to determine which type of microneedling is the best choice, it's essential to consult with experienced medical professionals who are skilled in both RF Microneedling and traditional microneedling.
Contact Us Today
If you live in the Denver, CO, or Oklahoma City, OK, area and want to learn more about RF microneedling or traditional microneedling, schedule a consultation at our office today! Our experienced team can answer any questions and provide personalized advice on which treatment option best suits your needs.
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