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What is Microneedling?

RF Microneedling, such as Genius RF Microneedling by Lutronic, is an innovative procedure that combines radiofrequency energy with microneedling to promote skin rejuvenation and address various concerns, such as skin tightening. The treatment can be performed on all skin types and involves tiny needles delivering controlled heat deep into the skin, stimulating collagen production and improving texture, tone, and elasticity.

Genius RF Microneedling is a non-surgical option for enhancing the skin's appearance and reducing fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and other skin irregularities. It is important to consult a qualified professional to discuss personalized treatment options and expectations.


  • Phase I: The skin is pierced, activating the immune system to facilitate the disinfecting of wounds, removal of debris, increase in blood flow, and tissue regeneration.
  • Phase II: New granulation cells and temporary collagen (type III) and elastin form to rebuild the wound while a network of blood vessels develops.
  • Phase III: Remodeling. New dermal tissues and blood vessels replace the wound. The type III collagen is replaced by stronger type I collagen, which leads to a tightening or "shrink-wrap" effect on the skin.

What are the Benefits of Microneedling?

Experience the rejuvenating effects of our Washington DC RF microneedling treatment, which effectively minimizes fine lines and wrinkles and restores collagen for improved skin elasticity. At the Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington, we offer a non-surgical solution to achieve healthy, smooth skin without any downtime typically associated with surgical procedures.

What You Can Expect From a SkinPen® Procedure?

  • Comfortable procedure: A topical numbing agent ensures your comfort during the treatment.
  • Quick procedure: The process typically takes 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Mild sensation: Most patients only feel a slight vibration during SkinPen® treatment.
  • Mild post-procedure effects: Your skin may appear slightly pink or red, resembling a mild sunburn.
  • Soothing aftercare: YReceive an aftercare kit to support the healing process.
  • Plan for optimal results: Your clinician may suggest a series of treatments based on your skin goals.
  • Post-procedure protocol: Follow an aftercare regimen to maintain youthful results.
  • Individual outcomes vary: Consult your provider for personalized recommendations.
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Am I a Good Candidate for Microneedling?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive, versatile option for individuals in the Washington D.C. area seeking skin improvement. Regardless of age or skin type, microneedling offers an excellent solution for enhancing the appearance of the skin.

What is RF Microneedling with PRP?

At our Washington DC clinic, RF microneedling with PRP utilizes your platelets to stimulate natural collagen production, working alongside traditional microneedling for wrinkle and fine line reduction. This advanced regenerative treatment effectively enhances skin quality, tightening and smoothing your skin for remarkable results

PRP microneedling follows the same process as traditional microneedling, enhanced with the healing advantages of PRP. A straightforward blood draw obtains PRP before treatment. After using the microneedling pen, PRP is either applied topically or injected into the skin, providing additional rejuvenating benefits.

Why choose the Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington for RF microneedling?

The Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington, a world-class practice in the D.C. area, goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional care and service. Our highly skilled, board-certified surgeons and support staff prioritize individualized patient care, ensuring patients receive the utmost quality in their plastic surgery experience.

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