Morpheus8 is a popular micro-needling treatment that combines radiofrequency technology with micro-needling. It is a non-surgical and minimally invasive treatment that can help reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars and improve overall skin texture. In this blog, we will discuss how Morpheus8 micro-needling works and how much time it takes for recovery.

How Morpheus8 Microneedling Works:

Morpheus8 works by using tiny needles to penetrate the skin and deliver radiofrequency energy into the deeper layers of the skin. This energy heats the tissues and promotes collagen production, essential for skin tightening and improving skin texture. The combination of micro-needling and radiofrequency technology makes this treatment more effective than traditional micro-needling.

The procedure begins with applying a topical anesthetic to numb the treatment area. The provider will then use the Morpheus8 device to make small punctures in the skin, which helps deliver the radiofrequency energy into the deeper layers of the skin. The energy heats the tissues, which triggers the body’s natural healing response, producing new collagen and elastin. The entire procedure typically takes 30-45 minutes, depending on the treatment area.

After the Morpheus8 treatment, the microneedles stimulate the body’s natural healing response, producing new collagen and elastin. Collagen is a protein that provides structure to the skin. While elastin helps maintain the skin’s elasticity with age, collagen and elastin production decreases, leading to fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. Morpheus8 treatment can help reverse these signs of aging and improve the skin’s overall texture.

The radiofrequency energy delivered during the treatment stimulates collagen and elastin production and tightens the skin by heating the underlying tissues. This effect can lead to a noticeable improvement in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and skin laxity.

The topical anesthetic used during the procedure helps minimize discomfort, and patients typically report only mild discomfort. The recovery time is minimal, and most patients can return to normal activities within a day or two. However, it is essential to follow post-procedure instructions provided by the provider to ensure optimal results and minimize the risk of complications.

Recovery Time:

The recovery time after a Morpheus8 treatment is minimal, and most patients can return to their normal activities within a day or two. The treated area may appear red, swollen, and slightly tender immediately after the procedure. These side effects are normal and typically resolve within a few days.

It is essential to avoid direct sunlight, tanning beds, and other sources of UV light for at least a week after the procedure. Patients should also avoid using harsh skincare products and exfoliants for at least a week. It is recommended to use a gentle, non-irritating skincare regimen after the procedure to promote healing and maintain optimal results.

Call us Now to Book a Free Consultation:

If you are interested in Morpheus8 micro-needling or other cosmetic treatments, contact South Coast Medical Spa of Whittier today to schedule a free consultation. Our experienced providers will help you determine if Morpheus8 is right for you and create a personalized treatment plan to achieve your cosmetic goals. Call us now to book your appointment and start your journey to a more radiant, youthful-looking complexion.