About RF Microneedling
Houston, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Lee utilizes an exceptional technique that produces excellent outcomes for our patients' skin using a treatment called radiofrequency (RF) microneedling with Profound RF technology. RF remedies have existed for a number of years and are popular in the aesthetics industry for their skin tightening effects. This specific type of therapy utilizes heat to stimulate the creation of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid deep within the skin to maximize outcomes. With a clinically proven 100% response rate, we frequently incorporate this innovative process at Nuveau Plastic Surgery into our Houston, TX patients' skin care treatments to create healthier, smoother, and more luminous complexions.
What is Profound® RF?
As a minimally invasive treatment option, Profound utilizes microneedling and radiofrequency technology to increase skin elasticity for a younger-looking appearance. By helping to stimulate the production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid, Profound is ideal for diminishing the look of sagging jowls, loose skin on the neck and/or body, a double chin, cellulite, etc. With no need for surgery, injectables, or significant downtime, RF microneedling with Profound heats the skin to a controlled temperature and emits energy to permeate deep into the skin, promoting the rebuilding of elastin and collagen.
2018 New Treatment Of The Year Winner
The Profound ® treatment won the prestigious MyFaceMyBody 2018 New Treatment of the Year Award.
"Dr. Lee is very personable! He is always very thoughtful and kind. If you are looking to get a procedure done, he will be able to kindly guide you through the process. Very seldom do you meet a doctor who is as considerate and relational as Dr. Lee!"- J.B. / Facebook / Mar 12, 2017
"I love my results!! Wow!! I finally have a smooth forehead and upper lip thanks to Dr.Lee for being so patient and kind with me!!! I will definitely be going back for retouch! Staff is awesome and welcomes you and greet you with great smiles!!"- S.C. / Yelp / Dec 27, 2018
"I went to Dr. Lee for Asian eyelid surgery back in May and I am very pleased with my results! During the consultation, he answered all my questions and helped with relieving any concerns I had. The process was super smooth and Dr. Lee was very gentle and kind the entire time. Post procedure, he and his assistant Eva have always been quick to answer questions or help with scheduling follow up appointments. Highly recommend!"- S.T. / Yelp / Dec 27, 2018
"I had Breast Reduction, Liposuction and Navel Hernia Surgery and I'm very satisfied with the results. The procedure went well and I feel better about myself both physically and mentally. I am satisfied with every thing that was done to form this result. Dr. Edward Lee answered all questions that I had, any time I asked he would make sure I understood the situation. Eva Austin Patient Coordinator was also very helpful answering questions and coordinating with Dr. Lee. Thank you, Dr. Edward I. Lee/ Plastic Surgeon and Eva Austin/Patient Coordinator. Thanks, Sandra L. Sowell"- S.S. / Yelp / Dec 27, 2018
"Had an amazing experience at Nuveau Plastic Surgery with Dr. Lee and his amazing staff—particularly with his NP, Joanna. She’s an amazing injector and I’m so pleased with my subtle results! Thank you all for making me feel welcomed and comfortable!"- K.S. / Google / Oct 18, 2018
If you're 35 years old or older and are beginning to find discoloration, smile lines, age spots, and other skin problems (which include age and sunlight exposure), Profound RF microneedling might be the perfect treatment for you. RF microneedling may be an excellent option if you want to:
- Firm your skin, creating a more refreshed look
- Enhance skin feel, pigment, and tone
- Repair skin imperfections like discoloration and blood vessels
- Reduce the appearance of sun damage and age spots
- Treat acne scars and other forms of discoloration
- Rejuvenate skin for a younger, more luminous look
Microneedling utilizes an instrument (with small needles at the end) that's rolled carefully around the skin to puncture and make micro-injuries that "interrupt" the tissues and stimulate the production of collagen. Some even refer to this technique as collagen induction treatment. New skin grows as the skin begins to heal, leaving the surface looking and feeling brighter, smoother, and more refreshed. Although this process is usually done on its own, combining this innovative method with Profound radiofrequency technology has enabled us to maximize the outcomes for our Houston, TX patients.
This method is quite straightforward. The Profound applicator works by providing brief bursts of RF energy via a collection of 25 sterile, golden micro-needles. The power is delivered via the needles, which concurrently punctures your skin and returns the electrodes on the surface of the skin. The RF energy warms at levels which offer cumulative and continuing results.
What to Expect
Your Profound RF treatment will be performed in the Nuveau Plastic Surgery facility with the use of a numbing solution to minimize any discomfort. During your procedure, the Profound device will glide over the desired treatment areas, repeating the technique until the desired outcome has been reached. Patients should anticipate minute pinpoint scabs to become pronounced 24 – 72 hours after treatment, which will naturally disappear when the inherent skin has healed. Outcomes become noticeable as skin heals over a month after having a microneedling with RF procedure. Optimal results are often noticed after one procedure, and additional treatments are typically not needed.
Plan Your Procedure
Rejuvenate Your Face
If you're wanting to minimize the look of sun-damaged or aging skin, and reduce laxity, acne scars, or wrinkles, RF microneedling with Profound is a wonderful remedy with proven outcomes. Mixing radiofrequency microneedling and skin tightening, this exceptional skin repair procedure has grown in popularity and is a highly sought after, minimally invasive therapy for our Houston, TX patients. We welcome you to contact Nuveau Plastic Surgery to find out more.