About RF Microneedling

If your skin looks dull, tired, wrinkled, or marked with scars, RF microneedling with Morpheus8 might be your ideal solution. RF microneedling is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure wherein a specialized device is used to make micro-punctures on the skin’s surface while channeling radiofrequency waves into the skin’s underlying dermal layers. This triggers collagen production, thereby reversing the signs of aging and acne damage. We provide RF microneedling using the cutting-edge Morpheus8 device to ensure optimal safety and natural results.

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RF microneedling treats the following:

  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Skin laxity and sagging
  • Acne scarring
  • Other types of scars
  • Textural irregularities
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Skin discoloration

How does RF microneedling work?

RF microneedling is a non-invasive procedure that combines the capabilities of two skin rejuvenation techniques — microneedling and radiofrequency therapy. During the procedure, the Morpheus8 device is used to make micro-punctures on the uppermost layers of the skin’s surface, thereby triggering the body’s internal skin cell regeneration and collagen production capabilities. While puncturing the skin’s surface, the microneedles also deliver radiofrequency energy in depths of 2 to 4 millimeters, thereby triggering skin contracture and collagen production. This makes your skin look firm, taut, and youthful.

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Am I a suitable candidate for RF microneedling?

You’re a suitable candidate for RF microneedling if you have acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, surgical scars, pigmentation problems, or textural problems on your skin’s surface. Most of these problems occur because your body’s ability to produce collagen decreases with age, and collagen is essential for skin’s youthful firmness. RF microneedling activates collagen production to help you achieve and maintain youthful skin. However, if you have active acne, you should postpone the treatment until you’ve brought your breakouts under control.

What happens during RF microneedling?

Your Morpheus8 treatment will be performed in our luxurious medical center in Boston. The cosmetic provider will cleanse your face and apply a numbing gel to ensure optimal comfort. After adjusting the device according to your specific skin quality and concerns, the cosmetic provider will move it across your face. The Morpheus8 device contains ultra-fine needles that will make micro-punctures on your skin’s surface while delivering radiofrequency energy. The process should conclude within 30 minutes.

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Morpheus8 for RF microneedling

Morpheus8 is the ideal, cutting-edge device for RF microneedling in the face and body. It’s often called “color-blind” technology because it can be adjusted according to your unique skin type, making it suitable for everyone. Since Morpheus8 is highly adjustable, it facilitates extremely controlled micro-punctures on the skin’s surface, thereby avoiding harsh side effects, such as hyperpigmentation and scarring. We only use Morpheus8 for RF microneedling because it has a proven track record with safe and effective treatments.

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What are the side effects of RF microneedling?

You may experience mild redness after RF microneedling, similar to a light sunburn. You may also experience pinpoint bleeding. But these side effects are mild and temporary.

Is there any downtime after RF microneedling?

RF microneedling doesn’t involve any downtime. You’ll have to avoid sun exposure and strenuous activities for a day, but you can resume your daily activities and work immediately.

How many RF microneedling sessions will I need?

Most patients need 1 to 3 RF microneedling sessions for optimal results, depending on their unique skin concerns. Your cosmetic provider will curate the ideal treatment plan for you.

Why choose Boustany Plastic Surgery?

Boustany Plastic Surgery is a luxurious surgical center led by Dr. Ashley Boustany, Boston’s leading Harvard fellowship-trained plastic surgeon. We use cutting-edge technologies, such as Morpheus8, SkinPen, and Lumecca, to provide non-invasive cosmetic procedures with optimal results. Our cosmetic providers personalize all treatment plans according to your unique goals and concerns to ensure optimal and natural-looking results without downtime or complications. Please schedule an appointment to explore your RF microneedling treatment options in Boston.

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