Stretch Mark Treatment with Microneedling RF

Stretch Marks Removal Using RF Microneedling? How Does it Work?

Can RF Microneedling Get Rid Of Stretch Marks?

Removing stretch marks using RF Microneedling is a great option for those not fond of lasers. Also, more commonly use to treat wrinkle and acne, it can reduce the skin's surface from stretch marks. The skin creates hundreds of tiny needle inserts, which further boosts collagen rebuild. The treatment further brings Radio Frequency energy to the skin to boost renewal of the collagen fibres. Where these fibres may have been over stretch and torn when the stretch marks formed.

It is crucial to note that stretch marks (and skin scars in general) causes lasting texture changes to the skin. Thus, Microneedling with Radio Frequency helps lighten and smooth their appearance.

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Can RF Microneedling Remove Old Stretch Marks?

While Fractional CO2 Laserfocuses on Skin Resurfacing. It also helps reduce skin blemish caused bynew stretch marksand can improve their texture. On the other hand,RF Microneedlingtargets deeper layers of the skin, promote collagen renewal and tighten skin. This can alsoassist mature or white stretch marks.

Microneedling With Radio Frequency (黄金微针) Treatment For Stretch Mark Scar

Scar formation is a result of your skin’s self healing medium. When the skin suffers cuts, swells from acne, or any other form of skin trauma. During the healing process, new skin tissues form helps patch up wounds caused by the injury. When the body produce too little or too much collagen, depressed or raised scars appears respectively on the skin surface.

We have heard about Laser Resurfacing treatments, Fillers, and Chemical Peel treatments. What's more, let’s explore how RF Microneedling can help to treat acne scars. 

How Does RF Microneedling Work?

RF Microneedling devices brings efficient Microneedle Radio Frequency energy into your skin via very small needles.

While Microneedles pierces the skin and produce micro injuries to the skin. It further boost collagen renewal and natural wound healing. Moreover, breaking down scar and fibrous tissues at the same time.

These Microneedle delivers Radio Frequency (RF) energy. They produce heat in the skin at 40-60°C resulting in clotting, skin contraction and collagen production. 

Why Choose Microneedling And Radio Frequency (黄金微针) For Stretch Mark Scars?

To arrive at the right treatment for stretch marks scars can be quite tough. As there are various treatment options such as Fractional Ablative Laser, Laser Resurfacing, TCA Cross, RF Microneedling.

When this energy is passing through the dermis, it leads to the growth of capillaries, elastin, and collagen. As a result of this restore, the skin also becomes more firm and look a lot younger too.

Moreover, the Microneedles that deliver Radiofrequency energy that also set in motion a healing process. Furthermore, the Microneedle Radio Frequency helps to repair the deeper skin layers and boost healthy collagen growth. This is how RF Microneedling aims to effectively address stretch mark scar treatment.

What Is IMA SX Dual Wave Microneedling With Radio Frequency (RF)?

RF Microneedling 黄金微针, is a treatment that uses Continuous-Wave and Pulsed-Wave to tackle various skin conditions.


Pulse-Wave treats Melasma and PIH and targets some of the root cause. In the case of Melasma, one problem lies in the unusual blood vessels that nourish the pigment cells. Meanwhile, the Ultra-Short wave can target the Reticular Dermis, where these blood vessels are always present. The Ultra-Short frequency also helps to strengthen the weak basal membrane. In contrast, prevents the movement of pigment from the skin's surface down to the dermis. Most importantly, the shorter span of the pulse wave produce less heat, which keeps the Melanocytes stab

What Is IMA SX Dual Wave Radio Frequency Microneedling?


Continuous-Wave is more intense as compared to the Pulsed-Mode. The CW produce high temperature when it comes in contact with the skin cells. With better RF delivery along CW modes, the electrodes produce intense healing. This also boosts skin renewal and tighten the skin. These effects reduce the scars on skin surface. 


Facial Restore - Enlarged Pores, Wrinkles, Fine Line, Skin Laxity 
Body Restore – Saggy Skin on the Neck, Double Chin, Décolletage 
Scars - Acne Scars, Atrophic Scars, Hypertrophic Scars, Stretch Marks 

In The Dermal Layer - It Causes The Following Effects:

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Relieve of the scar tissue: 

 The Radio Frequency energy breaks down the cells and fibrous bands of scar tissue. In this way, it softens the acne scars and helps in their resolution.
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Shrinkage of unusual vessels:

Acne relates to the unusual blood vessel forming sometimes. While that gives the acne scars a red blemish. It shrinks down these unusual blood vessels and gives a clear appearance to the skin.
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Induce collage and elastin production:

As mentioned earlier, acne scars forms due to the unusual production of collagen. It restore and boosts Fibroblast cells to produce collagen and elastin. These proteins not only fill the poor areas of the scar tissue. But also provide strength, tone and elasticity to the skin.
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Boost and repair basement membrane:

Basement membrane is present between the epidermis and dermis. Its is crucial for skin health as it acts as an anchor and a barrier. Therefore, responsible for Homeostasis, tissue development, and repair. it repairs the rampant basement membrane and restores skin health.
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Promote tissue recovery:

It also causes the growth of new cells. Therefore, plays a role in the healing of damaged tissues.
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Reduce the discharge of oil glands:

In the majority of cases acne. It forms due to the production of lavish sebum and oily discharge by the skin glands. These discharge block the skin pores causing acne. Sylfirm X reduces the discharge of the oily glands and help relieve this skin problem.

How We Treat Stretch Mark Scars?

At IMAGO, we offer a range of proven based treatments capable of treating various types of stretch mark scars. Besides using Fractional CO2 Laser or RF Microneedling to reduce scars. We can also combine other scar removal treatments fitting for each person. While focusing on both their skin and scar type.

Stretch Marks Before and After


The doctor will evaluate in detail the type of stretch mark scars you have. Next, understand your goals and concerns to determine a fitting treatment for you. RF Micro-needling therapy for treating stretch mark scars is a process for outpatient mode. It usually takes between 15 to 60 minutes to complete. The treatment time depends on factors such as the extent of skin damage and the strength of the scars. 

Your doctor will apply numbing cream prior to treatment to reduce any latent discomfort. Delivering energy during treatment can cause a tingle, which varies to the depth of tissue and treatment area. Most patient can endure RF Microneedling, no matter age, gender, and skin type. It is usually comfortable with light pressure and a tingle sensation on the skin. There is usually from little to no pain. After apply numbing cream prior to treatment to reduce any discomfort.


This involves serial stamp movements the treatment area with a RF Microneedling handpiece. Next, depending on the skin issues and treatment scope it may involve various passes. There is from lessen to no bleeding and also no needle marks due to the very fine needles. As the result of the clotting effect of the RF treatment.


After the treatment, there may be visible red or swell over treated areas. This is normal and may subside within minutes to hours. A topical cream can help soothe the skin in the days following. Apply sun block after treatment and avoid exposing to sun andany harsh products for at least a few days.

RF Microneedling Stretch Mark Removal Treatment Overview
Treatment Time 60 minutes
Recommended Session 3-6 sessions
Recommended Interval Every 4 weeks
Recovery Time Minimal to No downtime
RF Microneedling Singapore Price From $499 to $1500 per session (depending on area treated)
NOTE: Results may vary with individual. Make an appointment to consult the doctor to have your skin assessed and determine the best treatment plan for you.

Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing Laser Therapy VS RF Microneedling For Stretch Mark Removal

Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing Laser treatment involves the use of laser beams that target affects the skin area. This creates tiny wounds in the skin’s surface. The process boosts the body’s natural healing response, leading to collagen and elastin production. Finally help improve skin texture and appearance.

Radio Frequency Microneedling, on the other hand uses tiny needles that pierce the skin’s surface. It emits Radio Frequency energy, enable collagen fusion and tightens the skin.

Is CO2 Laser Or Microneedling Better For Stretch Marks

Similarities Between Microneedling and Fractional Laser Treatments

  1. Both create a wound in the skin that triggers a natural healing process.
  2. Both use “dot therapy” which treats only a portion of the treatment area. Which allows the tissue in the area to support the healing process.
  3. With both treatments, apply topical numbing cream 20 minutes before the treatment.
  4. Both require 3 or more treatments for best results.
  5. Both can treat stretch marks, acne scars, lines and wrinkles.

Differences Between Microneedling and Fractional Laser Treatments

  1. Microneedling uses precise needles to tap into the skin at various depths. This process creates steady micro-channels around healthy skin tissue.
  2. Fractional Skin resurfacing Laser Treatments push tiny laser beams into the skin at a controlled depth. These laser beams attracts water in the skin. The energy from the heating of this water causes tissue clotting.
  3. Downtime: There is no downtime with Microneedling. Fractional Laser treatments requires 3 to 7 days of downtime
  4. Comfort Level: Fractional Laser Treatments are better and more comfy in the treatment of stretch marks when compare to Microneedling.
  5. Fractional Laser Treatments tackles deeper wrinkles. Whereby, Microneedling tackles fine lines and skin renew.


Questions asked by our customers on IMA SX Dual Wave Microneedling RF

RF Microneedling is suitable for individuals of all skin types who are looking to address a variety of skin concerns such as wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, stretch mark scars, surgical scars, enlarged pores, skin laxity and uneven skin tone. During your consultation, our expert aestheticians will assess your skin and discuss your goals to determine if this treatment is right for you.

RF Microneedling procedure involves the use of ultrafine needles to create microchannels in the skin, and while some clients may experience mild discomfort, a topical anesthetic is applied prior to treatment to minimize any pain.

Many clients notice an improvement in their skin’s texture and tone immediately following the treatment. However, the most significant results typically become apparent within 4-6 weeks as the production of collagen and elastin increases. For optimal results, a series of 3-6 treatments is recommended, spaced 4-6 weeks apart.

The number of treatments depends on your concerns and goals. Studies show visible improvements after 3-6 treatments, but some opt for regular sessions as part of their skincare routine. Our dedicated team will help create a personalized plan for you.

Recovery time for RF Microneedling is minimal. You may experience redness, swelling, or pinpoint bleeding, which typically subsides within 24-48 hours. Most clients can return to their normal activities within a day or two following the treatment.

Apply sun protection and moisturization after RF Microneedling treatment is a must for faster recovery and to reduce side effects for occurring.

Avoid skincare with active ingredients like AHAs, BHAs, Retinols as it may irritate the skin. Repairing and Hydrating skincare products or sheet masks is recommeneded.

Depending on individual's skin condition, a topical cream may be prescribed to reduce the chance of hyperpigmentation and infection for the first few days. Review after treatment is a must.