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 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®?
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.
"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
"Dr. Lee performed successful trigger thumb surgeries (right & left) for my daughter (7 yo). I was very nervous about my dtr needing surgery & kept delaying it until I found him. I sought 2nd opinions, but after meeting Dr. Lee in consultation, I knew he was the right surgeon. He explained every detail calmly & answered all my questions. He is knowledgeable & highly skilled. My dtr had no complications or infections; she recovered quickly. Today, she has perfectly working thumbs, hardly any scar!"- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Apr 17, 2018
"I went today for my first facial with Teta. A friend had referred me so I decided to see what it was all about. When I arrived I was greeted immediately by 3 friendly faces. They welcomed me in and offered me a beverage. So far so good! First class service! Shortly after I began my facial not knowing really what to expect. Teta was very knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable. I left feeling rejuvenated and fresh faced! This was a great experience and I have already booked my next appointment! I feel good about my skin :) Thank you Teta and Nuveau for a first class experience from start to finish! I would definitely recommend!"- B.S. / Yelp / Apr 04, 2018
"Ok I don't even know where to start so I'll start with how caring and professional Dr Lee was from the first moment I met him, his office was amazingly clean and smelled so good and not to mention a beautiful office, his staff Eva, and I apologize for forgetting the other young ladies name but they were absolute sweethearts just being nice sometimes can go further than you could ever imagine, now getting back to Dr Lee, I was terrified about having my procedure, however I made my decision based on his education, reviews, and mostly his smile it was one of the most genuine smiles I'd seen unlike many doctors today they make you feel like NEXT I've got another right after this but Dr Lee actually wanted to take his time and Perfect his work he expressed it and definitely showed it, after I got home and finally removed the wrapping after 2 days(nervously) but as I kept unwrapping I was confused looking for scars I just knew I'd have racetracks all over that area and I cried real tears because I didn't find one ugly or nasty scar that man is amazing my life will never be the same I can't wait to go shopping and show off a little lol I'm gonna conclude here because there's so much more I could say but Dr Lee if you ever read this review I just wanna say God truly blessed you with an amazing gift and heart and with the utmost respect you are beautiful on the outside, it was one of my first thoughts but my last thought was how beautiful you are on the inside....(I have to get this out) PLEASE go and help those poor celebrities in Hollywood they really could use your services"- A.C. / Yelp / Feb 14, 2018
"Dr. Lee is very friendly and helpful. He takes time to work with you and always want you to have the best experience."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Dec 30, 2017
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.