Microneedling

Microneedling (Lutronic® Infiniā„¢ Radio Frequency Skin Rejuvenation) - Langhorne, Bucks County, PA

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Overview

Microneedling can benefit patients of all skin types with some skin laxity to give their skin a boost by the tightening of the tissue. When combined with radio frequency (RF) technology, the microneedles will deliver radio frequency directly in the skin with precise control to stimulate even more collagen growth and tissue tightening. The Lutronic Infini Radio Frequency Skin Rejuvenation System is a new anti-aging treatment used to improve the appearance of the skin, to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and to induce skin tightening. At Cosmetic Surgery Specialists in Langhorne, Bucks County, PA, double board-certified cosmetic surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. Alan Brackup offers microneedling with radio frequency for skin rejuvenation using the Lutronic Infini System. The Infini System offers multiple treatment options from this unique system with enhanced outcomes, including:

  • Skin tightening
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Enlarged pores
  • Scar revision
  • Sagging skin along the jaw line
  • Fine lines or laxity in the neck

Procedure technique

Most microneedling procedures take about 30 minutes. The INFINI system was designed to maximize comfort for the patient thanks to its patented flow needling technology, but some patients may still feel some discomfort. After treatment, redness is common but is easily covered with makeup. More results will emerge gradually as collagen contracts and regenerates.

What to Expect

Patients may have mild redness in the treated area for up to 5 days, but this can usually be covered with mineral makeup. Some patients may notice other mild reactions, including burning, tightness, and skin flaking. Patients will be able to resume their normal activities immediately after their treatment, but heavy activity and exercise should be avoided for at least 24 hours. Since it takes time for the effects of increased collagen and elastin to become visible, patients may see some improvement immediately, but most will see their results 3 – 6 months after their treatment.

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Microneedling FAQs

How Many Treatments?

Your doctor will discuss your treatment goals and these goals will determine the number of treatments you will need. Most patients will get their best results after 3 – 6 microneedling treatments, but once the desired results are achieved, patients should continue to schedule touch up treatments to maintain the results. Patients generally see sustained results if they get 1 – 2 microneedling sessions every year.

What Are Collagen and Elastin?

Collagen and elastin are proteins found in the tissue to support the skin. The supply of collagen fibers and elastin in the body typically decreases with age and the decreased elasticity of the skin leads to sagging, wrinkles, and lines. 

Best Candidates?

The best candidates for microneedling are usually age 50 and under who are beginning to see the start of aging and environmental damage, but they still have good skin elasticity. Microneedling can be used on all skin types and tones, but it is not recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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