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Genius™ RF MicroNeedling 101

The world of cosmetic treatments and procedures is always growing and evolving over time. While this is great to have a wide variety of treatments for our needs, it means that it can be difficult to become familiar with new procedures. Microneedling is a popular aesthetic procedure that you may be familiar with. However, Genius™ RF MicroNeedling is the next step forward in microneedling technology. Let’s delve into everything you need to know about Genius RF MicroNeedling.

Understanding Microneedling

It’s best to become familiar with the concept of microneedling to understand better the difference between Genius RF MicroNeedling and regular microneedling.

Microneedling is a cosmetic treatment where ultra-thin needles on a device puncture the skin. Because there are multiple needles placed closed together, the skin area receiving the treatment gets many penetrations at once. Any time the skin is injured, the body’s reaction is to repair, and this repair from controlled injury (or micro-wounds) has a positive effect.

These hundreds of “micro-wounds” illicit the body’s healing response by increasing collagen production in the skin. (Collagen is a key structure and building block of healthy skin. A lack of collagen can cause loose skin, sagging, stiff skin, dull skin, and more. This is most often caused by sun damage, aging, and large weight loss.) The resulting boost of new collagen rejuvenates the skin so it is smoother and plumper, a response that is readily appreciated. Because new collagen production takes time, the results will not be seen immediately but at your body’s pace. Younger skin tends to respond more quickly and more robustly, but this treatment can be used at almost any age.

How Is Genius RF Different?

In short, Genius is a top-level version of microneedling because it’s combined with Radio Frequency energy.

Genius RF MicroNeedling creates the micro-wounds in the skin via gold-plated needles along with radio frequency energy that amplifies the response. The amount of collagen produced is much more than in simplified microneedling. This increased collagen production leads to greater results. The device makes real-time energy level adjustments to ensure you get a solid, effective treatment.

Making the Easy Choice

As mentioned before, there are various cosmetic treatments out there, and it can be difficult to know what’s right for you. However, Genius RF MicroNeedling makes a choice easy by being a direct upgrade from microneedling. The medical team at Dr. Rebecca Fitzgerald’s practice provides Genius RF MicroNeedling skin resurfacing for a variety of skin concerns. Dr. Fitzgerald is a recognized Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, appearing in local and national television programs. The dermatologists are all Board Certified with ample experience in treating patients of all ethnicities. For expertise and care for your cosmetic treatments, contact Dr. Fitzgerald’s office at 323-464-8046.