Various negative changes occur in the structure of the skin, which is the protector and aesthetically important part of the human body, over time.
Because of age, sun lights, seasonal changes, air pollution, fatigue, insomnia, stress, unhealthy nutrition, alcohol, cigarette consumption and changes in its structure with genetic factors, the skin gets older faster than other organs. Depending on the effects of aging on the skin, wrinkles, elasticity and moisture loss, as well as spots are occured. "Fractional Radiofrequency", known as "Golden Needle", which is an effective method for non-surgical face rejuvenation stands out for a healthy and young appearance in the treatment of problems that occur due to aging and environmental factors in the skin. It is also called the Golden Needle because the needles used for the procedure are covered with gold. By directly reaching under the skin without affecting the surface of the skin, many problems on the skin can also be treated with the golden needle procedure that makes the skin bright, tight and healthy.
How does Golden Needle (Scarlet S) Procedure runs?
Scarlet S, another popular name for the Golden Needle treatment, gets its name from the device used. With the gold-tipped micro needles in the Scarlet S device, the epidermis which is the top layer of the skin is passed and the middle skin is reached directly. The radiofrequency energy given to the lower layers of the skin with the help of gold needles reaches the skin substrate without damaging the skin surface and it induces the production of collagen and elastin. During the application, collagen fibers are stimulated by applying heat from the needles to the tissue. In this way, a quick recovery is provided on the skin, and collagen production and damaged collagen are repaired. Thus, regeneration of the skin, repair of damaged tissues, bright and tense skin are observed.
Uygulamada kullanılan cihazın başlığı içerisinde 25 adet altın kaplama mikro iğne bulunmakta olup bu iğneler 0,5'den 3,5 mm derinliğe kadar atış yapabilmektedir. Bu sayede uygulanacak olan radyofrekans enerjisini hastanın cildinin yüzeyinden cildin alt kısımlarına kadar iletmek mümkün olmaktadır.
In which problems is the golden needle applied?
The golden needle is applied for both face and body.
Fractional radiofrequency procedures are used for;
- To remove fine wrinkles,
- In skin rejuvenation,
- For removing acne scars and scars,
- In the treatment of bruises under eye,
- In cracked skin,
- Pore tightening,
- Acne treatment,
- In the treatment of burn scars,
- In recovery of the neck and decolletage
- Body tightening
- In the treatment of excessive sweating in the underarms
How is the golden needle applied?
Before the application of fractional radiofrequency (golden needle), the area where the procedure will be performed is cleaned and an anesthetic cream is applied in order to reduce pain. The treatment area is cleaned with an antiseptic solution. The Scarlet S system has gold needle caps which are specific to each patient. Although the duration of the gold needle application varies depending on the region, it usually takes 30-45 minutes, after the procedure there may be slight redness and edema.
In the treatment of skin rejuvenation, Golden Needle procedures are applied on average once a month. The number of sessions also varies according to the procedure performed by the doctor. The application of this treatment together with PRP and other mesotherapy procedures increases the effectiveness even more. An average of 3 sessions are performed with an interval of 2-4 weeks. However, in cases such as wrinkles, acne scars or scars, 4-6 sessions may be required.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GOLDEN NEEDLE FRACTIONAL RADIOFREQUENCY PROCEDURE
Does the procedure show up its effects immediately?
With radiofrequency procedure, skin brightness, tightness, recovery in the oval of the face and improvement in the structure of the skin are observed. According to the condition of the skin, the effect is seen after 3 sessions on average. In the treatment of skin rejuvenation, Golden Needle procedures are done with an average of 2-4 weeks. The number of sessions also varies according to the procedure performed by the doctor. 4-6 sessions may be required in cases such as wrinkles, acne scars or scars. After the procedure, the repair of the skin continues and the skin becomes more evident day by day. How many sessions the targeted result can be achieved is directly proportional to the extent of the problem in the applied area. The applying of this treatment together with PRP and other mesotherapy procedures increases the effectiveness even more.
What should be considered after the procedure?
A slight redness occurs on the skin surface after the procedure. The application area should be moistened and protected from the sun. There may be tiny crusts on the skin after the session, they will fall off automatically 3-4 days after the session. The face should not be washed on the day of the session. Make-up should not be applied after the session.
When can I return to work and social life?
The redness that occurs on the skin after the procedure passes to the next day spontaneously. After the application, the patient can return to his normal life and start work the next day. One of the advantages of the golden needle is that there are no restrictions for the person's daily life.
It can be applied in all seasons, regardless of summer or winter.
Fractional radiofrequency application can be performed in all seasons regardless of summer or winter. Fractional radio frequency method must be done by the people experienced in this field in the centers where the necessary hygiene conditions are met.
In which cases should it not be applied?
If there is an active infection in the application area, in case of herpes, during pregnancy, if there is cancer or epilepsy disease, the procedure should not be performed if the person is carrying a heart battery.
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