If you want to know the “secret” to have beautiful skin at any age, it’s Secret™ RF by Cutera®. The technology uses fractional radiofrequency (or RF) combined with micro-needling to build collagen and fight aging signs.
Popular with patients and doctors alike
Secret RF is a non-surgical, non-invasive way to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. It also treats problems with skin discoloration and irregular texture.
Practitioners appreciate this technology because they can customize individual treatments for each patient. They also like its versatility since the system offers two different needles and is suitable for all skin types.
How does Secret RF work?
It offers multiple options to help a wide range of skin issues, especially as an anti-aging treatment against sun damage, wrinkles, and fine lines around the face and neck. It also softens scars, especially from acne.
Secret RF technology uses microneedling to deliver RF energy into specific levels of the skin with pinpoint accuracy. Unlike other technologies that only deliver energy into the upper layers of skin, Secret RF goes below the surface to reach underlying problems.
Quick treatment with versatile results
This treatment is quick – sessions typically between 15 to 30 minutes. During the process, you’ll feel slight pressure and heat on the treatment area.
Most patients tolerate these quick treatments easily. Of course, the doctors use numbing creams and other measures to increase comfort. It only takes a few treatments spaced several weeks apart to achieve long-lasting results.
We usually see improvements in skin appearance after the second session. Still, the full benefits typically show up about three months after your last treatment.
Individual results depend on many factors, and we can work on a maintenance schedule to keep you looking beautiful. Most patients return several times each year.
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This RF-through-microneedling technique means that doctors can deliver powerful treatments with great accuracy. Fewer side effects means less downtime.
What to expect during and after a Secret RF session
In most cases, you’ll be asked to avoid putting on makeup for a few hours. It’s also a good idea to avoid retinol and acidic products for a few days.
The skin may be somewhat flaky, but you can resume the usual skincare routine the next day after treatment.
Secret RF is one of the most popular skincare treatments.
There’s also a significantly lower risk of skin infection. That’s because the micro-needling channels in the skin are sealed very quickly after treatment.
Comparing this treatment against IPL, photo-rejuvenation lasers, or other lasers used for aesthetics, Secret RF causes less swelling. It looks like a mild sunburn.
Compared with photorejuvenation lasers, IPL, or other aesthetic lasers, there is rarely any swelling with microneedling and Secret RF beyond the day of treatment. It’s gentler on the body.