Microneedling with Radiofrequency: Your Surgery-Free, Anti-Aging Weapon

There’s no shortage of weapons in the war against aging skin, but some are far more effective than others, especially when they’re combined into one powerful tool that calls upon your body’s own natural resources. Such is the power of the Vivace Experience™, a perfect combination of microneedling and radiofrequency energy, which delivers a powerful one-two punch against the effects of aging.

Dr. Jennifer Armstrong is a big believer in approaching anti-aging in a way that delivers appreciable results without creating a false look that serves as a roadmap of the work you’ve undergone. With the FDA-cleared Vivace Experience, Dr. Armstrong takes advantage of two different skin rejuvenating techniques that rely on science and technology -- rather than surgery -- to give your skin a fresh, vibrant look that belies your years.

If you want to explore what many of Dr. Armstrong’s patients in Fullerton and Newport Beach, California, have already discovered, here’s a look at why surgery-free microneedling with radiofrequency is one of the best anti-aging weapons available.

As time marches on

Before we get into why our Vivace Experience is so effective, it’s helpful to step back and take a look at the forces it’s battling. Over the course of your life, your skin undergoes a fair amount of abuse as it protects and shields your body. As sun exposure, discolorations, and scarring begin to pile up, your cells are no longer able to regenerate quickly enough to keep up with the damage, leaving you with skin that’s marked by blemishes, fine lines, large pores, and wrinkles.

On top of the wear and tear, your skin also loses its collagen and elastin over time, which are the key ingredients to firm skin. For women, especially, a drop in hormones also means a dramatic drop in collagen production, robbing their skin of elasticity and tone.

This loss of collagen production not only leads to looser, sagging skin, it also means that your skin no longer holds volume as it once did. More specifically, the thin layer of fat in your face, neck, and hands begins to disappear, leaving you with a sunken and craggy topography.

A solution both inside and out

Since the main culprit behind aging skin is a loss of collagen and elastin, it makes sense to start there when it comes to revitalizing and refreshing your skin. And that’s exactly what microneedling and radiofrequency energy does.

To start, the microneedling technique, which creates very tiny punctures along the surface of your skin, generates a mild healing response. This response comes in the form of new collagen production, which is the body’s way of repairing any perceived damage.

To amplify this call, Dr. Armstrong delivers radiofrequency energy beneath the surface of your skin to signal a response deeper down.

Together, the two techniques that make up the Vivace Experience deliver the same call for your body to ramp up collagen production to tighten your skin.

Comfortably numb

When you opt for a surgery-free solution for aging skin, the last thing you want is a procedure that creates discomfort or pain. One of the main benefits of the Vivace Experience is that Dr. Armstrong applies a numbing cream to your skin before your treatment, which keeps you perfectly comfortable throughout the 45-minute treatment. Not stopping there, she also supplies you with the Soothe Recovery System, which includes a spray, cleanser, and balm to keep your skin looking and feeling great after your treatment.

Because this procedure is minimally invasive, there’s no downtime afterward, which means you’re free to carry on with your life with a fresh new look.

The new you

Dr. Armstrong generally recommends three Vivace treatments spaced four to six weeks apart. The reason for the wait between sessions is to allow time for your body to respond with renewed collagen production. During this time, you’ll notice gradual results, as your skin tightens and thickens. In fact, your results may continue for up to six months after your treatments, ultimately giving you a naturally youthful and vibrant look for years to come.

When age and gravity begin to catch up with you again, you simply return for a follow-up treatment.

If you’d like to learn more about how the Vivace Experience can breathe new life into your skin, please give us a call or use the online scheduling tool found on this website to book a consultation.

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