RF Microneedling
for Body

Just as we can use radio frequency (RF) microneedling to treat skin texture and laxity on the face, neck and chest, we can also utilize this modality to treat loose skin on any part of the body such as the stomach, buttocks and arms. It punctures tiny holes into the skin which generates inflammation. This turns on the healing cascade part of which consists of collagen and elastin. This together with the heat delivered via radio frequency smooths and tightens the skin. 

What to expect during treatment?

A topical anesthetic is applied for about one hour before treatment. A group of micro pins are injected into the skin at various depths to simulate healing. The skin may feel warm. You may feel a prickling, snapping or stinging sensation. 

What to expect after treatment?

Downtime is minimal. Skin may be red for 4-5 days following treatment. The skin may peel or itch as it is healing. Prick marks on the skin can last for 3-5 days.

How many treatments are needed?

Generally, between 3-5 treatments scheduled 4 weeks apart. Treatment time depends on the area(s) being treated but can range from 30-45 minutes. Maintenance 1-2 times per year is recommended. Keeping a healthy weight with diet and exercise is important to maintain the effects of treatment. 

When will I see results?

Most noticeable results are seen after a series of treatments and continue 3 months post treatment as collagen and elastin are regenerating. 

Risks associated with treatment

Hyperpigmentation in certain skin types may occur. Settings are adjusted accordingly. Treatment may be ineffective in those with very loose or sagging skin. 

RF Microneedling for the body improves the appearance of: 


  • Loose skin

  • Scarring 
  • Skin texture 


  • Avoid alcohol 24 hours prior to treatment.


  • Avoid using all anti-inflammatory medications (ie: ibuprofen, aspirin) for 1 week prior to treatment.
  • Avoid fish oil, gingko biloba, garlic, flax oil, cod liver oil, vitamin A, vitamin E, or any other supplements/herbals 1 week before treatment as these supplements can lead to increased bleeding. 


  • If your skin has been sunburned or artificial tanner has been used over the areas to be treated, wait 4 weeks before receiving this treatment. 


  • Avoid strenuous exercise, hot tubs, saunas for 1-2 days after treatment or until fully healed.


  • Wash the area with a gentle cleanser mornings and evenings.
  • Avoid alcohol for 24 hours after treatment.
  • Have cool compresses on hand to help soothe the skin. Do not use ice. 


  • Tylenol is ok to use for discomfort, avoid ibuprofen for 48 hours after treatment. 


  • Avoid direct sun exposure for 4 weeks after treatment. If you plan on going out into the sun, use SPF 50 daily.

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The World of Fillers

The World of Fillers

Fillers are comprised of hyaluronic acid, which restores volume and improves the overall texture of the skin. As we age, we lose fat in the face, the muscle wears down and even the bone structure changes. This all contributes to an ageing face. In our youth, the face is shaped like an upside-down egg, wider at the top and narrower at the bottom. As we age, this flip around. We become narrower up top having lost volume around the temples and wider at the bottom. This is because of the changes we mentioned above – loss of subcutaneous fat, muscle atrophy, and changes in bone structure.

When tackling volume loss, we start with the midface. It fills the cheeks, elevates the midface, and in doing so can improve the hollowing of the eyes and smooth the lines around the mouth. Filler can restore definition to the jawline. Not only can it plump the lips, but also restore its color and hydration too. Don’t forget the hands, always a dead giveaway of our age. The hands can also be filled, we use Restylane Lyft for this area. With the correct type of filler and amount used most won’t know what you’ve had done, just that you look rested, refreshed, youthful.

Prior to coming to the clinic there are a few things you should do to prepare. Avoid alcohol and Ibuprofen 48 hours prior to injection as this will minimize bruising. Of course, there still is a risk of bruising as we have hundreds of thousands of blood vessels in our face but taking this precaution will help. We locally anesthetize the area and in some, perform a nerve block. Other practices just use a topical anesthetic. We do not find this to be as effective. After your procedure you should avoid strenuous activity for a few days. Sleeping upright can help with swelling. Keeping hydrated and using a topical hyaluronic serum is great to support your treatment at home. By staying hydrated and using a good skin care regimen, we support and maintain our results following treatment.

We love Galderma’s Restylane line of fillers. Their line of fillers with XpresHAn technology integrates into the tissues and moves with the face keeping a natural look. We’ve included a list of Restylane’s line of filles and areas we like to use them:

Restylane Refyne – can be used anywhere on the face
Restylane Defyne – lower face such as nasal labial folds (laugh lines), chin
Restylane Contour – midface
Restylane Lyft – midface, temples, jawline, hands
Restylane – L – can be used anywhere on the face, lips
Restylane Kysse – lips, wrinkles around the mouth

We are happy to answer any questions you may have! Consultations are complimentary. Call or schedule online at themdskinclinic.com

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