What is Fractional RF Micro-needling?
The INTRAcel fractional RF therapy precisely delivers radiofrequency (RF) energy to selectable skin depths. Employing 49 insulated micro-needles, INTRAcel is effective in treating fine lines,wrinkles, acne,laxity,stretch marks, scars and stimulating collagen.
What does Micro Needling treat?
- Fine lines and moderate wrinkles
- Uneven texture, tone & color
- Striae (stretch marks)
- Traumatic and surgical scars
- Photo aging
- Mild to moderate skin laxity
Does the treatment hurt?
While overall tolerance varies depending on type of treatment and person, fractional RF microneedle treatment is generally well accepted. To further ensure comfort and safety, INTRAcel employs a proprietary insertion mechanism and patented insulated micro-needles optimized to deliver energy to target while minimizing discomfort. Topical numbing cream can offer additional relief if needed. It feels similar to sandpaper being moved across the skin. While some areas are more sensitive than others, the speed of the reciprocating needle makes the treatment comfortable.
How long does it take?
The procedure takes about 15-20 minutes depending on the size of the treated area.
How many treatments do I need?
While some results may be visible after one treatment, typically three treatments are needed to show significant results. Dr. Kovanda will discuss the optimal number of treatments needed based on your skin condition and goals.
When will I see results?
Improvements are typically noticeable 6-8 weeks after treatment. However, the number of treatment sand results vary depending on your skin condition. Dr. Kovanda will advise on what to expect.
What is the downtime?
Immediately after the treatment you will notice a bright redness to the skin. INTRAcel micro-needle design maximizes fractional RF energy delivery to the desired target while minimizing downtime & discomfort. This patented technology coupled with a unique needle insertion system assures minimal downtime and quick recovery.
Is Fractional RF Microneedling safe on all skin types?
The insertion of insulated micro-needles at precise and controllable depths, ensure that the treatment is safe on all skin types and tones and furthermore greatly reduces the risk of hyper-pigmentation.