Microneedling With Radiofrequency Energy
FRACTORA is the MOST POWERFUL AND EFFECTIVE FACIAL REJUVENATION TECHNOLOGY at Shea Aesthetic Clinic for the treatment of both SUPERFICIAL skin problems such as skin tone, texture, sun-damage, fine lines and large pores, as well as DEEP textural concerns such as skin laxity (loose, crepey skin), deep wrinkles and vascular problems (broken vessels, spider veins and rosacea). Fractora is also an excellent treatment for scars anywhere on the body and it is particularly effective at treating ACNE SCARS.
Facial Rejuvenation with Fractora gives you SMOOTHER, BRIGHTER, TIGHTER SKIN for a healthier, younger looking you.
What is Microneedling with Radiofrequency Energy?
Microneedling with Radiofrequency Energy (Fractora) COMBINES microneedling AND Radiofrequency energy. It is a Radiofrequency (RF) treatment that delivers RF energy into the skin through an array of tiny needles. The treatment works so well because it activates the skin’s natural ability to repair itself after injury. As the skin is treated with Fractora, the tiny pins create micro-injuries to which heat (RF energy) is added. The combination of micro-injuries from the needles and heat (RF energy) triggers the release of growth factors which initiate the healing process in the skin. The healing process involves INCREASED PRODUCTION AND RESTRUCTURING OF COLLAGEN for SKIN REJUVENATION which RESURFACES and RESTORES the skin to an improved, younger appearance. By PERSISTENTLY TRIGGERING the healing process with a SERIES of Fractora treatments, the body continues repairing the skin for months beyond the completion of the treatments. This is how Fractora offers a result that is SUPERIOR to fractional laser treatments and chemical peels.
The RESULT of Fractora is SMOOTHER, FIRMER, YOUNGER LOOKING SKIN.
What is the Benefit of Facial Rejuvenation with Fractora?
The benefit is SMOOTHER, BRIGHTER, TIGHTER SKIN WITHOUT THE SIDE EFFECT OF OBVIOUS REDNESS and IRRITATION FOR DAYS to weeks after the treatment.
Of all the methods that can reverse the signs of aging, there is no better treatment than Fractora for skin resurfacing and facial rejuvenation. Fractora is like microneedling on steroids. It will renew your skin and take years off your appearance as it tightens and lifts your skin.
Microneedling with Radiofrequency Energy provides anti-aging improvements through fractional ABLATION AND SKIN RESURFACING. Ablation of the skin adjacent to the needles promotes skin resurfacing while the untreated skin between the pins promotes FASTER HEALING of the area being treated.
Microneedling with Radiofrequency Energy was developed to achieve SMOOTHER, BRIGHTER, TIGHTER SKIN with results superior to those obtained with fractional or ablative (vaporizing) lasers but with LESS DISCOMFORT, LESS DOWNTIME AND LESS EXPENSE.
Fractora is safe for all colors of skin and all types of skin.
Where can Microneedling with Radiofrequency be used?
The most commonly treated areas include the lower eyelid, upper eyelid, smile lines, forehead, cheeks, mouth and neck. Any areas where there are wrinkles, loose skin, scars, discoloration and texture problems can be treated.
How does Microneedling with Radiofrequency Energy work?
Fractora requires topical cream to numb the treatment area. A sterile, single-use disposable treatment head with a grid pattern of 24 or 60 micro-needles is used for the procedure. The needles are pressed into the skin and then the machine is activated to deliver a precisely controlled amount of Radiofrequency (RF) energy into the skin. This process will be repeated in patterns to entirely cover the treatment area. The needles allow the energy to be applied just at the tip (coated needles) or all along the needle (uncoated needles) depending on the goal of treatment and skin type. Applying energy all along the needle creates a micro-hole in the skin surrounded by large areas of untreated skin. The procedure causes the skin to TIGHTEN, SMOOTH AND CLEAR as the tiny holes heal. Additionally, energy released from the tips of the needles passes from needle tip to needle tip which causes heating deep within the dermis. This heat stimulates the formation of NEW COLLAGEN AND ELASTIN to tighten and smooth the skin resulting in more healthy, natural and younger looking skin.
How quickly will I see results?
Visible results are seen within 2-3 days after treatment. After TWO WEEKS very noticeable results will be apparent. After this procedure, collagen and elastin production continue to increase for the next three to four months. So, the final result is seen three to four months after treatment completion.
How many treatments are needed for the maximum benefit?
ONE FRACTORA TREATMENT, especially when combined with other procedures like Photofacial and Botox + Fillers, will create an incredible rejuvenation of the skin. However, most patients need more than one treatment. A series of 3-4 treatments is the most common treatment plan, however, the number of treatments needed depends upon the severity of skin problems present. Treatments are spaced 4 weeks apart. The MAXIMUM BENEFIT of Fractora will be noticed three to four months after the last treatment and will LAST FOR AT LEAST 12-18 MONTHS.
Collagen stimulation and growth will be maintained at a maximal level by returning for maintenance treatments every six to twelve months.
What to expect after a skin resurfacing or facial rejuvenation treatment
Immediately after treatment you may have some pinpoint bleeding from the puncture sites. This is normal and will quickly stop. Expect to have the sensation of a mild sunburn with redness, tingling, tightness, slight swelling, and some skin flaking for a few days after treatment. Typically, these effects last about 2-4 days
Patients with significant skin problems can expect slight redness for up to 1 week as higher energies will be required for adequate treatment.
Can microneedling be used in combination with other treatments?
YES. For a real “WOW” transformation, combine Microneedling with RadioFrequency Energy (Fractora) with Photofacial treatments, Botox and soft tissue fillers. Our team members at Shea will help you know what combination of treatments will give you the best result. Combining treatments in addition to the use of excellent skin care products at home will create and maintain dramatic improvements in the healthy and youthful appearance of your skin.
You can get started on your microneedling treatment at Shea Aesthetic Clinic by booking an evaluation through the website, by text or by calling to speak with a team member.