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VirtueRF Microneedling

WDC is excited to be the first in Wilmington, NC to treat with the latest version of the VirtueRF Microneedling treatment.  The Virtue RF is the next generation treatment allowing for more accuracy and improved efficacy.  The latest and greatest in radio frequency and microneedling technology all combined into one simple treatment.

VirtueRF Microneedling skin renewal system has arrived, in a single platform!  With the ability to target unwanted scars and wrinkles, it simultaneously tightens the skin without the traditional pain of other microneedling solutions.

The treatment depth and energy levels enable a multi-layered approach for customized treatments, regardless of skin type or tan. The VirtueRF creates thousands of targeted coagulations zones under the skin using a combination of micro needles and radio frequency to deliver precise heat, rather than laser light, to the treated area. The discrete coagulative injury zones in the dermis spare the epidermis. The natural healing process, following the skin rejuvenation treatment, replaces the damaged zones with new collagen and elastin resulting in tighter, smoother skin.

VirtueRF is the newest generation of radio frequency microneedling, with FDA-clearance for your safety.  Wilmington Dermatology Center proud to offer this minimally-invasive treatment that helps stimulate natural production of collagen. The VirtueRF goes beyond treating wrinkles, fine lines, for the face, neck, hands, and body.

Wilmington Dermatology professionals are able to customize treatment plans for specific needs to each individual patient and the recommended number of treatments can be addressed at your complimentary cosmetic consult.

What to Expect with VirtueRF
Prior to your first VirtueRF appointment we recommend coming into the office for a comprehensive consult. Wilmington Dermatology Center will take before pictures in order to track results over the treatment period. We take extensive measures to ensure that the treatment area is cleansed before using a topical anesthetic to make you more comfortable during the procedure; once the anesthetic has had about 30 minutes to take effect we begin the VirtueRF procedure. Full face  and neck treatments are typically done in the same appointment and take about 30 minutes to complete.  Depending on the size, location, and condition of the area being treated the treatment times may vary. Offering a truly comfortable patient experience via  VirtueRF’s precise robotic motor, the treatment is unmatched to comparative devices you’ll find in the market.   The VirtueRF experience includes the use of a compounded numbing cream and a tandem first in market electro current post treatment mask to ensure an unprecedented recovery and absence of visible evidence that you had a treatment today.  Results are immediate and improve as time passes, providing the best of both worlds. We are also introducing the Ultimate Duo treatment with the VirtueRF + Coolpeel.  The deep, collagen stimulating benefits of RF microneedling plus the impressive superficial results of the CoolPeel treatment- it’s the ultimate equation for beautiful skin. The benefits from this combined procedure include:



  • Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Erase sun spots, sun damage
  • Improve skin tone and texture
  • Immediate & long-term improvement
  • Virtually NO social downtime
Why VirtueRF at Wilmington Dermatology Center?
Dr. Rosalyn George and the rest of the Wilmington Dermatology Center staff have proven their dedication and passion for skincare by being recognized as one of the leading practices in all of Eastern North Carolina. We have continued to bring the newest in innovative technology to the Wilmington Market for years and our providers take the time to sit down with you to discuss your skincare goals and determine a clear treatment plan for your specific concerns. With the VirtueRF ee have the unique capability to fully customize your treatment for your skincare needs.
History of VirtueRF
Radio frequency use in medical treatments has over a 70 year history.  It has been used for multiple applications but the most exciting innovations recently have been in skin tightening. Thermage in 2002 was the first to market a device which was FDA approved to tighten skin and improve wrinkles.  Since then, there have been a least a dozen devices come to market with similar technology, but the VirtueRF has since be noted as a game changer in Radio Frequency technology allowing for a controlled and precise treatment customized to each patient of every skin tone with virtually no pain or downtime.  VirtueRF is FDA-clearance for your safety.
VirtueRF Results
The results of treatment are both immediate and progressive. Soon after the treatment, the surface of your skin will feel softer and look brighter. The next 4 to 6 months will bring more improvement as the deeper layers of the skin continue to heal and the collagen is rebuilding itself. Since the VirtueRF is rebuilding your own collagen, the results vary depending on how you take care of your skin. See the results for yourself in these real experiences of VirtueRF patients. The VirtueRF is a unique, innovative, and one-of-a-kind procedure that has changed the world of radio frequency treatments. The VirtueRF is safe and effective for the treatment of:

  • Wrinkles & Fine Lines
  • Aims to Tighten Skin
  • Improves Skin Tone & Texture

TheVirtueRF can be used on all parts of the body, on all skin types (including tanned skin), and at all times of the year.

VirtueRF Video Overview:


VirtueRF Pricing
For a single VirtueRF treatment- $1,250.  For a package purchase of 3 treatments- $3,300.  At WDC, there are no package commitments.
Top 10 VirtueRF FAQs
How long will the visits last?


  • Depending on the size, location and condition of the area to be treated, VirtueRF treatment can take as little as 20-40 minutes.

How many treatments will I need?

  • The number of treatments you will need depends on your goals, desired outcomes and lifestyle. We will work with you to weigh the aggressiveness of treatment with your desired outcome. Typically, patients receive their desired outcomes in 2-3 treatments.

What does the treatment feel like?

  • Most patients describe the procedure as virtually pain free. To minimize any discomfort, topical lidocaine numbing is placed on the skin prior to the procedure.

What will happen after the treatment?

  • The tandem first in market electro current post treatment mask is used to ensure an unprecedented recovery and absence of visible evidence that you had a treatment today.

How is VirtueRF different from other laser skin rejuvenation procedures?

  • Not only is VirtueRF using radio frequency technology instead of laser technology, it allows us to Penetrate the skin to the level you would like to heat with microneedles and bypass the superficial layer that must stay cool and untreated. With a virtually pain free treatment,  you can heat the deeper tissues to a much higher level with this technique, leading to greater collagen remodeling, collagen contraction, and stimulation. VirtueRF also allows you to treat on all skin types at any time of the year, without risk of pigmentation changes that can potentially occur with fractionated lasers.

How long will the positive effects of VirtueRF last?

  • It varies depending on your particular condition of skin and how you care for it. Results can last for years if you continue to protect your skin as advised by you healthcare provider.

What are expected side effects of VirtueRF?

  • Slight redness is the most common VirtueRF side effect. After the procedure, you will be provided with a full list of instructions on care and expectations.

How much does VirtueRF cost?

  • The cost ofVirtueRF depends on the areas being treated and the recommended number of treatments suggested by your provider. Treatment package pricing is also available to offset the total cost with no package commitments. It is best to seek an estimated price from your healthcare provider, since every case is different.

What areas of the skin can be treated?

  • The Virtue RF can be used on all areas of the body including, but not limited to face, neck, abdomen, and arms. There are no limitations as to where the skin can treated on the body,so we can customize your personal treatment to your specific problem area.

How far in between do the VirtueRF treatments have to be?

  • We recommend 4-6 weeks in between sessions to allow for full healing time.

Are you a candidate for VirtueRF? VirtueRF is suited for men and women who have areas of the body where they would like improve elasticity, superficial fine lines and wrinkles, and scarring. The VirtueRF is also a great option for darker skin tones with no risk of hyperpigmentation, unlike laser treatments. Contact Wilmington Dermatology Center today to setup your free cosmetic consultation and find out if VirtueRF is the right option for you.

Patient Treatment Documents
VirtueRF Microneedling Pre-Visit Instructions
Please download and view the VirtueRF pre-visit instructions ahead of your visit.
VirtueRF Microneedling Post Visit Instructions
Please download and view the VirtueRF post-care instructions to follow after your treatment.