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Will I Get Scars from RF Microneedling Treatment?

By: Our Team


When considering RF microneedling as a skin rejuvenation option, many patients may wonder about the potential side effects of treatment, including unwanted scarring or delayed healing. Fortunately, a simple aftercare routine and choosing an experienced and knowledgeable provider to perform your RF microneedling can minimize your risk of these rare symptoms while helping you achieve the glowing and radiant complexion you desire. At JEM Medspa Indiana, under the direction of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Dreyfuss, our qualified team of aesthetic providers performs RF microneedling in Munster, IN, to address a wide range of skin concerns and help you once again look and feel your best.

How does RF microneedling help your skin?

RF (radiofrequency) microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that uses a combination of tiny needles and radiofrequency energy to target various skin concerns. The treatment works by creating controlled micro-injuries on the skin’s surface while simultaneously delivering heat energy deep into the tissues below. These micro-injuries stimulate the body's natural healing process, which promotes collagen and elastin production for firmer, smoother, and more youthful skin. At JEM Medspa Indiana, we utilize the cutting-edge Sylfirm RF microneedling technology, which offers advanced and precise results. Common skin concerns that can be improved with microneedling include:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Enlarged pores
  • Rosacea
  • Redness
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Acne scarring
  • Mild skin laxity

What's the difference between regular microneedling vs. RF microneedling?

While both regular and RF microneedling techniques use tiny needles to create micro-injuries and trigger the body’s healing process, the key difference that sets RF microneedling apart is the addition of radiofrequency energy. The added heat generated by RF technology enhances collagen production and offers a deeper and more effective treatment with more dramatic and longer-lasting results.

What are the benefits of Sylfirm microneedling?

Sylfirm RF microneedling has several advantages over traditional RF microneedling. The advanced technology utilized in Sylfirm RF microneedling minimizes damage to surrounding tissues by selectively targeting abnormal blood vessels and other irregularities. The precision and control offered by Sylfirm ensure a safer and more effective procedure, reducing the risk of complications, including scars.

What's recovery like after RF microneedling?

The recovery process after RF microneedling is generally well-tolerated with minimal downtime. Patients may experience some redness and mild swelling almost immediately following the procedure, but these side effects typically subside within a few days. It's essential to follow the aftercare instructions provided by your practitioner to ensure a smooth recovery.

Will my skin scar after RF microneedling?

While RF microneedling is a safe and effective treatment, there is always a potential risk of side effects, including scarring, if proper aftercare is not followed. To reduce the risk of scarring or delayed healing after RF microneedling, consider the following tips:

  • Do not pick at your healing skin or scratch your scabs after microneedling
  • Protect your skin from the sun with sunscreen, hats, and protective clothing
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Stay hydrated
  • Keep the skin moisturized
  • Do not use harsh products, acidic serums, exfoliants, and other skin care products as outlined by your provider

Take your microneedling treatments — and results — to the next level with Sylfirm RF microneedling in Munster, IN

When it comes to skin rejuvenation in Munster, IN, you deserve the VIP treatment. To learn more about the unique benefits of Sylfirm RF microneedling for transforming your complexion, minimizing downtime, and boosting your confidence, call JEM Medspa Indiana to schedule your consultation with one of our experienced microneedling providers today.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.