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Cosmetic treatments have lately come so far that you can achieve total skin rejuvenation through a number of procedures. You can restore your youthful facial glow and vibrant skin without complicated surgeries, scars, irritation, or downtime. Thanks to these modern treatments, age can truly be just a number.

Pixel8 RF Microneedling at Sistine MediSpa is one of the latest and most innovative cosmetic procedures that rejuvenate your skin without an extended recovery period. The procedure leverages cutting-edge technology to deliver the twin benefits of microneedling and radiofrequency thermal energy, facilitating skin regeneration, collagen production, and skin tightening.

Introducing Pixel8 RF Microneedling

RF microneedling, aka radiofrequency microneedling, is a procedure that combines two popular skin rejuvenation techniques — radiofrequency energy and microneedling. The patient’s skin is slightly punctured with ultrafine microneedles that deliver radiofrequency energy into the deep skin tissues. Carefully controlled damage caused by the thermal energy and micro-punctures stimulates your body’s natural healing response and collagen production.

Collagen is one of the skin’s most crucial structural frameworks, responsible for its youthful, vibrant, and taut appearance. But years of natural aging, sun damage, and environmental pollutants minimize your skin’s ability to produce collagen, leading to laxity and wrinkles. RF microneedling activates your body’s natural collagen production capabilities, resulting in youthful and healthy skin. The collagen formation and regeneration processes take time, so your skin quality continues improving for several weeks.

Pixel8 is one of the latest cutting-edge technologies used for RF microneedling. Designed primarily to combat the signs of aging, Pixel8-RF is suitable for all skin types, ensures minimal side effects or discomfort, and provides optimal results. Furthermore, Pixel8 ensures greater personalization of the RF microneedling procedure than ever before, since the microneedles can be adjusted between 0.5mm up to 3.5mm to address your specific skin conditions.

Areas Pixel8 RF Microneedling Treats

  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Skin laxity
  • Sagging skin tissues
  • Acne scars
  • Sunspots
  • Large pores
  • Stretch marks


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Benefits of Pixel8 RF Microneedling

  • Nonsurgical procedure without scarring or incisions
  • Causes minimal pain and discomfort
  • Personalized to address the patient’s specific needs
  • Optimal and uniform delivery of radiofrequency energy
  • Negligible risk of complications
  • Quick and efficient procedure
  • Triggers your body’s natural collagen production capabilities
  • Optimal and natural-looking results
  • Results continue improving for 6 to 8 weeks

Ideal Candidates for Pixel8 RF Microneedling

  • Patients in generally good health, without active skin infections, rashes, etc
  • Patients experiencing wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, and other signs of aging
  • Patients willing to accept at least four Pixel8 RF microneedling sessions 3-4 weeks apart

Preparing for the Procedure

  • Wash your face thoroughly
  • Don’t apply sunscreen or cosmetic products on your face
  • Pull your hair back and ensure it’s kept away from the face
  • Wear loose and comfortable clothes
  • Reschedule the procedure if you’re experiencing active skin or health conditions
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During the Pixel8 Procedure

  • Your skin is cleansed and prepared for the treatment
  • Topical numbing cream is applied over the treatment sites to prevent discomfort
  • The Pixel8 handheld device passes over the strategically-targeted treatment sites
  • The microneedles attached to a small wheel create small micro-punctures on the skin’s surface
  • Radiofrequency energy is delivered into the deep tissues through the microneedles
  • The process is repeated for all the treatment sites

After the Procedure (Recovery)

  • The procedure concludes within 45 to 90 minutes, depending on the treatment sites
  • You can resume most daily activities immediately — no downtime
  • You may experience minor swelling, tenderness, and bruising for a few days
  • Avoid direct sunlight and keep your skin hydrated for a few days
  • Avoid makeup for the first 24 hours after the treatment
  • Results are immediately visible, but continue improving for 6 to 8 weeks
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Why choose Sistine Medispa in Pittsburgh for microneedling?

Sistine MediSpa is a state-of-the-art medical spa that believes in providing personalized cosmetic treatments that cater to your specific needs and lifestyle. Dr. Leong, our exceptional board-certified plastic surgeon, patiently discusses your medical history and examines your skin conditions to recommend the ideal treatment plan for your skin conditions. If you’re experiencing skin laxity or other signs of aging, please contact our clinic, discuss your Pixel8 RF Microneedling procedure, and reclaim your youthful skin and vitality.

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