Microneedling has become an increasingly popular treatment option for those seeking safe, comfortable and effective skin rejuvenation. A minimally invasive and versatile procedure that works with the skin’s natural healing processes, microneedling is suitable for patients of all ages and skin types and can help to treat various skin concerns and conditions.
At California Dermatology Care, we have introduced a revolutionary new microneedling treatment as part of our mission to deliver excellence in dermatology and skin restoration. The Agnes microneedling device is based on highly developed technology and combines the benefits of microneedling with radiofrequency (RF) energy to provide comprehensive improvements to the skin and facial aesthetics. Labeled a cosmetic breakthrough, Agnes has helped countless patients achieve transformative, even life-changing results.
What is Microneedling?
Microneedling is a safe and comfortable treatment that uses ultrafine needles to repeatedly puncture the skin. This process creates tiny controlled injuries or ‘micro-channels’ in the skin that trigger the body’s natural wound-healing process. The body then flushes the skin with essential nutrients to heal the perceived wounds, causing collagen and elastin production to increase. This process works to replace the damaged tissue with newer and healthier tissue, leaving your face clearer and more radiant.
Microneedling treatments are quick and require no downtime. The procedure is performed to smoothen facial imperfections, remove blemishes, and produce a clearer and even skin tone and texture. Over time, ongoing sessions can help to lift sagging skin and create a more youthful facial structure, while also reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, scarring, sun damage, large pores and discoloration.
Microneedling with Agnes Radio Frequency
The Agnes device provides a highly advanced rejuvenation treatment for those seeking to enhance their complexion and restore their facial structure. Based on precise and controlled waves of radiofrequency energy, Agnes targets the skin to specific depths without harming the epidermal layer. By delivering heat deep below the skin surface and within the dermal structure, Agnes works to stimulate collagen production and rebuild the skin’s underlying support system. Microneedling with Agnes radiofrequency has demonstrated dramatic results for patients of all ages and skin types, helping to lift and tighten loose skin while simultaneously correcting surface conditions and smoothening skin tone and texture.
At California Dermatology Care, we perform Agnes treatments to help patients rebuild healthier, more radiant skin. We begin the procedure by gently cleansing the skin before applying a numbing cream to prevent any discomfort during treatment. We then insert the tiny Agnes micro-needle into the targeted areas, which stimulates the restoration process and encourages the skin to repair and remodel. Since the needle targets the skin at deeper levels, the treatment areas may be marked and numbed with anesthetic, particularly for under-eye bags or the chin area. The micro-needle is also insulated to protect the surface skin and prevent damage to surrounding tissue, allowing for faster recovery and more effective results.
The Agnes Difference
Agnes is an innovative, cutting-edge device that uses a single or three-pin needle to deliver stronger, more targeted energy than traditional forms of microneedling. This means that unlike most microneedling procedures, the Agnes device can be used on patients suffering from active acne. The precise delivery of radiofrequency energy works by destroying the oil-producing glands to reduce the appearance of existing scars and prevent future outbreaks. While acne can typically be difficult to treat, Agnes provides a safe and long-lasting alternative to topical creams and oral medications that often prove to be ineffective.
What Can Agnes Treat?
The Agnes device uses adaptable technology that can be tailored to the needs, concerns and skin type of each patient. At California Dermatology Care, our skincare experts customize each procedure by adjusting the depth of treatment and the precise placement of RF energy. Conditions that we can treat with Agnes include:
- Sebaceous Hyperplasia
- Under-eye bags
- Double chin (jawline and jowls)
While many microneedling treatments are focused purely on restoring the skin, Agnes can not only rejuvenate your complexion but also re-contour areas of the face. As age takes its toll on skin laxity, the face tends to lose its youthful volume and definition, particularly around the chin and jawline. Additionally, wrinkles and under-eye bags can lead to an aged, worn or fatigued appearance, and are often difficult to treat without surgery. The Agnes device offers a non-surgical, minimally invasive method for reducing signs of age and re-sculpting sunken or sagging features. Due to its advanced versatility, the Agnes device can not only dramatically revitalize the skin but also restore definition to the facial structure.
Results of Agnes Microneedling
For those treating deep wrinkles and lines, improvements will begin to appear after one to two weeks, when the area has mostly recovered. For the treatment of acne or syringoma, you should see improvements two to three weeks following the procedure. However, since microneedling works to restore the dermal structure, optimal results will develop over the coming months as collagen production continues and the body begins to remodel the underlying tissue and facial structure. For those seeking to remove under-eye bags, it will take two to six months for the body to remove the targeted fat cells.
While some patients see dramatic improvements to the skin after one treatment, you may require two or three sessions to achieve the best result and maintain your desired look. In the case of active acne, we generally recommend further treatments three to six months after the initial procedure. The results of Agnes microneedling will vary for each patient, depending on your skin type and initial condition. Many patients have reported remarkable and long-lasting improvements to their skin as a result of Agnes microneedling.
At California Dermatology Care, our team of board-certified dermatologists are committed to delivering exceptional service and building healthy results, serving patients at three convenient locations across the Bay area. We have introduced Agnes RF microneedling to help patients achieve a smoother complexion and a more youthful facial structure. If you would like to learn more or experience the benefits of this revolutionary treatment, schedule a consultation by texting us at 925-328-0255. Get in touch with our clinics today to find out how our skincare experts can help you achieve healthier, nourished skin.