RF Microneedling

Increase collagen production in your face for a younger, brighter appearance.

The Procedure

RF Microneedling uses a device much like a gentler tattoo machine, which promotes collagen production and reduces hyperpigmentation in your skin, including scars. The increased production of collagen results in more youthful and vibrant skin and improves the appearance of acne or other scarring and blemishes.


One time treatment


Performed in Office and Takes 15-30 Minutes


May experience some redness in the face for up to 24 hours

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The Results

Treatments can be customized to achieve desired results and effectiveness. Creating a more effective product penetration, the device provides the opportunity to provide a laser-like treatment reducing the appearance of scars, tightening skin, and improving the appearance of scars.

This treatment is often combined with PRP for increased benefits.

Before & After*

Common Questions About Micro-Needling

How Long Does it Take?

RF Microneedling takes about 30 minutes

How Long Does it Last?

We recommend RF Microneedling on a yearly basis.

Are There Any Alternatives?

RF Microneedling is often performed in combination with PRP treatment, which also promotes the growth of collagen and healthy new skin.

Is it Painful?

A topical anesthetic cream is applied before the treatment to prevent discomfort. Patients may feel a slight vibration, but pain is minimal. There can be some slight discomfort in sensitive areas.

What is Recovery Like? Is There Downtime or Medication?
You may experience some redness in the face for 24 hours, however you may resume all activities as normal. We have topical cream we recommend applying daily for the week after treatment.
Is Financing Available?

Yes. If you’re interested in financing, visit our Financing page here.

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Dr. Shaw specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery and non-surgical rejuvenation to help you look your best with the least downtime possible.

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