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Learn More About RF Microneedling


Secret RF is an innovative fractional radio frequency (RF) microneedling system for tissue coagulation and hemostasis designed to stimulate and remodel collagen from the inside out. Secret RF delivers precise, controlled energy at various depths to target patients’ most common skin concerns on the face and body with little to no downtime.

Secret™ RF is treatment that combines the use of thermal energy and micro-damage induced by gold plated micro needles in a very precise manner. The combination of mechanical and thermal injury to the dermis triggers a healing response, which promotes release of growth factors that in turn improve the texture of the skin and tightens it. This customized approach to skin care makes it possible for people of all skin types to benefit aesthetically and medically.

Secret™ RF treatments are designed to improve the looks of acne and surgical scars, aging skin and stretch marks. Secret™ RF revitalizes the skin by reducing fine lines, wrinkles and restoring UV damage. The microneedling process can be applied to facial skin as well as the skin on the neck or even the knees or stomach. Dermatologists also use this therapy to treat and minimize pore size and improve overall skin quality. A series of treatments have been proven to be safe and effective for anyone who displays visible skin damage or wrinkles.

Secret™ RF is an innovative cosmetic approach the uses fractional radiofrequency energy along with microneedling. Each separate treatment reaps good results, and, when combined, both micro-needling and the use of RF energy achieves an excellent outcome. Fine gold-plated microneedles are used to disrupt the epidermis, or surface skin, and radio frequency (RF) waves are applied to the skin’s deep layers to stimulate collagen and elastin production.

Unlike other similar methods that deliver radio frequency energy to the upper levels of the skin, Secret™ RF conveys bipolar RF energy deeper into the tissues. Doing so helps promote collagen and elastin production at an increased level. Through this technique, optimal skin revitalization is achieved with little recuperation time needed. This innovative cosmetic approach can be used by all skin types and skin tones.

During the Secret™ RF treatment you will only feel a small bit of heat and slight pressure at treatment site. Most patients who receive the therapy tolerate it well. In most cases, a numbing cream is applied to the treatment area so the therapy can be performed with minimal discomfort. As opposed to traditional laser technologies, which are designed, to merely resurface the skin, Secret™ RF penetrates deeper and its fractional approach minimizes the downtime.


Secret RF in action

Secret RF Addresses*:
• Scars
• Sun damage
• Stretch marks
• Large pores
• General signs of aging
• Skin quality, texture, and appearance



How Long Does RF Skin Tightening Last?

 In most cases, patients can expect RF skin tightening treatments to last over 12 months with proper maintenance and skincare. With ongoing treatments, results can often last much longer and it will depend on the frequency of treatments.


How long is a treatment session?

Typically, a Secret™ RF treatment takes around 60 minutes per session including numbing of the skin.


How does Secret™ RF improve the looks of the skin?

When you review the many ways Secret™ RF treatments improve the skin, you can see that this form of skin therapy provides a way for adults (even teens) to improve their appearance. The use of Secret™ RF takes care eliminating ot improving the following:

  • Fine lines
  • Moderate wrinkling
  • Striae or stretch marks
  • Acne scarring
  • Surgical scars
  • Large pores
  • Neck lines
  • Skin tone
  • Dull complexions
  • Blackheads
  • Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis
  • Skin firmness or tightness
  • Mildly lax skin
  • Skin texture
  • Crepey skin on the knees, neck, and upper arms

If any of the conditions currently affect you, you should discuss a Secret™ RF treatment plan with a dermatologist or aesthetic doctor so you can customize a treatment program.

What are Secret™ RF treatment side effects?

Side effects may include redness that lasts, on average, about 1 to 2 days, minor swelling that subsides after about 3 days, possibly minor bruising, temporary patterning of the skin (grid like) at the site, or, in very rare instances, the development of an infection.

How many Secret™ RF treatments are given?

Usually, a patient receives 3 to 4 sessions that are scheduled about 4 to 6 weeks apart.


When will I see results?

Most patients receiving Secret™ RF treatments see a visible improvement after the second treatment. However, optimal results are noticed 3 months after the last treatment session.


What happens after the treatment?

After the treatment, you will notice a tingling feeling and your treated skin will be warm and red. This type of reaction will usually subside in a couple hours. However, some redness may remain and swelling may still be featured the next day. However, a patient can still return to work or resume daily activities the day after the treatment without difficulty.

After the procedure, a bio-cellulose mask is usually placed on the skin for 10 minutes. You cannot apply any type of substance for 24 hours. Cosmetics should not be applied for 24 hours after the treatment.


How do you define the Secret™ RF System?

Secret™ RF is a fractional radio frequency (RF) microneedling therapy that uses a system-based approach to remodel and promote the manufacture of collagen and elastin. This is done so the signs of facial aging or other skin disorders can be treated by a less aggressive means of therapy.


How is RF energy delivered?

The practitioner adjusts the micro-needles on the Secret™ RF device to deliver energy at varying depths. This is done so the patient’s skin care needs can be addressed individually.


What does Secret™ RF treat?

This microneedling therapy treats skin conditions, such as fine lines, wrinkles, scars, or photo aging. Each condition is treated at a certain skin depth, from 0.5 to 3.5mm, with minimally invasive fine micro-needles to protect the non-treated tissues around the treatment site. This approach makes it possible to facilitate dermal remodeling, based on the size of the treatment area and the depth of the skin condition that is treated.


What types of needles are used?

Both semi-insulated and non-insulated needles are used on the Secret™ RF micro-needling device. Needles can therefore be used to treat a broad range of dermatological applications, including darker or hyper-pigmented skin.


How much does Secret™ RF micro-needling therapy cost?

While the average price is about $1,175, the price range for the procedure (as of 2020) ranges from $500 to $2,100. We have packages and special offers as well as payment plans to aid in working with every budget. 


What are the features of Secret™ RF treatment devices?

The dual hand-pieces featured for Secret™ RF treatments use two sizes of treatment tips, or 25 and 64 pins for faster treatments. The 64-piece hand piece is designed to cover larger treatment sites.


hat skin areas does the Secret™ RF micro-needling device cover?

Secret™ RF devices are used to treat the face, chest, neck, and skin difficult to access. The 64-pin handheld device is suggested for larger treatment areas.


What is the major advantage of using Secret™ RF for skin revitalization?

One of the best benefits of using Secret™ RF micro-needling is the fact that the device can be used on the face and other areas of the body. The tell-tale signs of aging do not just occur on the face. They can be seen on the neck and face and even the arms and knees. You can also customize the Secret™ RF treatments to each patient’s lifestyle and skincare need.


Why is Secret™ RF a better treatment option than a microneedling system that does not use radio frequency (RF) energy in its treatment protocol?

Secret™ RF is considered a stronger option for treating the skin than basic microneedling, as less downtime results. This is because the heat that is produced seals the bleeding that occurs from micro-injuries. A patient who has just had a Secret™ RF treatment may look like he or she has a slight sunburn after the procedure However, the redness heals or fades in the first few minutes to several hours after the therapy. Most redness or swelling subsides after 24 hours.  Celebrity’s such as Kim Kardashian have recently started using the  Secret™ RF treatment instead of  traditional  “Vampire facials “.

Can I apply makeup or creams after the treatment?

You should refrain from applying cosmetics to the treated site for 24 hours. Also, you cannot apply retinols or products containing acids to the skin for several days. You can resume your normal skincare routine the following day and should apply sun protection after the procedure. Use a product with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15.