Fractional Microneedle Radiofrequency

MNRF Treatment

Fractional Microneedle Radiofrequency combines the microneedle technology of delivering the radiofrequency heat to the depth of the dermis where the improvement is required. The technology causes minimal damage to the epidermis as the heat is delivered to the dermis bypassing the epidermis. This means less redness, less downtime, and fewer chances of complication of post-treatment pigmentation, which is a big concern when darker skin types are treated, making this treatment a very safe option.

Where can MNRF be used?

MNRF shows impressive results in the treatment of depressed acne scars, open pores, skin tightening, and stretch marks. It is also an effective treatment for active acne and reduces the oiliness of the skin, which can be a concern for the patient with acne and acne scars. The advantage of this system is the adjustable depth of the needles, making this a versatile tool which can reach any targeted depth in the skin.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How is the treatment different from Fractional CO2 laser?

Fractional CO2 laser targets the epidermis and the heat transfer happens through the epidermis to the underlying dermis. This means two things, one, the downtime of 72 hours, with small scabs seen over the treatment area, necessitating a break from work and social events, and two, a risk for pigmentation in the darker skin types. Since the MNRF system bypasses the epidermis by delivering the heat at different depths within the dermis, there is no or minimal downtime of a few hours and significantly less pigmentation.

Is this treatment better than fractional CO2 laser?

Studies which compare MNRF to Fractional CO2 laser feels the system performs as well as the Fractional CO2 laser. However, in patients who want to avoid downtime, or in the dark-skinned individual the MNRF system offers a definite advantage.

What is the post-treatment care?

The post-treatment care includes the use of mild cleanser and emollients with good physical sunblock. Mild redness and swelling is expected post-treatment and lasts from a few hours up to a day.

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