Are Invasive Un-Insulated Microneedle RF the Same as Fractional CO2 treatments, Effecting the Epidermis and Dermis? (Photo)

Are Invasive Un-Insulated Microneedle RF the Same as Fractional CO2 treatments, Effecting the Epidermis and Dermis? CO2 uses energy to ablate (making the skin disappear in smoke) and Microneedle RF causing necrosis around the needle of fractional tissue. Can't Density be controlled with a laser, and pulse width the Microneedle?

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Fractional RF -- Insulated, Non-Insulated Microneedle -- Versus Co2

These are completely different technologies and work by different energies and depths.  Please see a physician who does both and speak to them about the differences and your options.  Best, Dr. Emer.


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