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What is Genius RF Microneedling?

Microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy) is a minimally invasive treatment to rejuvenate the skin. A device with fine needles creates tiny punctures in the top layer of the skin that triggers the body’s wound-healing response. Results can include improved texture and firmness, as well as a reduction in scars, pore size, and stretch marks.

Our microneedling in Worcester is a safe, chemical-free treatment to trigger new collagen. When combined with radiofrequency (RF), it becomes the newest revolution in contouring and tightening for the face, neck, and body. Genius RF Microneedling allows precise depth control, as it includes a superior handpiece and needle design. With this cutting-edge treatment, patients enjoy more dramatic results, fewer side effects, and a short, simple recovery period.

What Skin Concerns Are Addressed With Genius RF Microneedling?

  • Wrinkles and skin laxity
  • Lines around the eyes, mouth and lips
  • Static necklines
  • Acne scars and other scars
  • Uneven skin tone and texture 
  • Large pores
  • Sun damage
  • Stretch marks
  • Vertical chest lines
  • Rosacea

Who Is a Good Candidate for Genius RF Microneedling?

Those Worcester patients struggling with acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, uneven skin, enlarged pores or puffiness and circles beneath the eyes can all benefit from microneedling. There is no risk of adverse allergic reactions with this treatment. Ideal candidates for Genius RF Microneedling meet the following requirements:

  • Are generally healthy
  • Are not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Have no skin infections, rashes or outbreaks in the treatment areas
  • Do not have a clotting or bleeding disorder
  • Are not currently taking or can stop taking blood-thinning medications or supplements 
  • Have not used retinoids within 24 hours 
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What Are The Benefits of Genius RF Microneedling?

Our Genius RF Microneedling in Worcester provides a wide range of benefits for patients who want to refresh and renew their appearance. Benefits include the following:

  • No scarring
  • Safe and well tolerated by all types of skin
  • Minimal downtime
  • Painless
  • Improves skin texture and tone
  • Helps treat enlarged pores
  • Rejuvenates a tired, depleted complexion
  • Boosts self-image
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Microneedling With PRP

Dr. Poulos recommends combining microneedling with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), which can enhance your results. PRP is a powerful regenerative substance that is taken from your own blood that is packed with growth factors to help heal, renew and revitalize the skin. PRP regenerates the skin tissues and triggers collagen production at a more significant level. 

Used with microneedling, PRP helps achieve healthier, firmer, more youthful, luminous skin.

Greater Results With Skin Serums

Clinical studies have shown that serum absorption is dramatically increased when applied with microneedling. The treatment leaves the entire epidermal barrier fully intact; micro-channels that are created will seal within hours of application. New collagen structures will form within the lower layers of the skin. Skin is left resilient and available for additional treatments. Since the skin can recuperate faster after a microneedling treatment, often hours after treatment, the patient may see noticeable results sooner.  For more information, please visit our Vivace Microneedling page.

Recovery and Aftercare

The downtime for microneedling is brief and manageable. Your skin may be slightly red, resembling a sunburn, but this will improve within a few days as you begin to heal. Take care to avoid direct sunlight, as the damaging rays of the sun can threaten your results. Do not exfoliate, use alcohol-based toners, or do any activities that include extensive sweating, such as vigorous exercise, sauna time, and/or hot tubs.

Why Choose Dr. Poulos In Northborough For Microneedling?

Dr. Poulos serves the Worcester and Northborough communities and beyond, providing elegant, natural-looking outcomes in a state-of-the-art practice setting. She was named “Best Plastic Surgeon” by Worcester Magazine for her dedication to excellence as well as her artistically astute aesthetic vision. 

Dr. Poulos’ office is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), and adheres to the highest standards in the industry for safety and cleanliness. Dr. Poulos is a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of General Surgery, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Please call today to set up a consultation to learn more about Genius RF Microneedling with Dr. Poulos. 

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