With age, skin can lose its elasticity, leading to wrinkles, lines, and sagging. Morpheus8 is FDA approved as a Subdermal Adipose Remodeling Device (SARD) and is the first and only device to mold fat subdermally to treat fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, and skin tone. Using targeted radiofrequency (RF) energy to remodel and rebuild collagen, Morpehus8 can be used to treat skin concerns on both the face and body, including the abdomen, legs, buttocks, arms, hands, jowls, chest, and neck. The resulting effect is plumper, firmer, tighter, and smoother skin in as few as 1 to 2 sessions.
For Morpheus8® treatments in Villanova or Collegeville, contact our dermatologists today at 610.525.7800!
Morpheus8 couples two extremely impactful technologies to soften fine lines, resurface skin, diminish pores and improve acne scars. First, Morpheus8 uses microneedling to create a controlled injury that reduces wrinkly, crepey skin. Microneedling is a tried-and-true treatment that has pleased patients for years. With each pulse of Morpheus8, electromagnetic waves of radio frequency are delivered deep beneath your skin’s tissue. The heat created causes a skin contraction underneath the skin, resulting in collagen production and tightening.
While ordinary micorneedling can only achieve about 1.5 to 2 millimeters into the skin, Morpheus8 adjustable microneedles can distribute RF energy in depths of 2 millimeters, 3 millimeters, or 4 millimeters. Morpheus8 can also treat the entire face and neck in one treatment, from delicate tissue around the eye to thicker skin around the neck and jawline. Morpheus8 is safe on all skin types and has minimal downtime.
With Morpheus8, there is no need for anesthesia or incisions, so you can undergo the treatment with minimal discomfort and downtime. On average, this micro-needling and radiofrequency treatment takes only 30 minutes to an hour to complete, reliant on the size of the treated area.
Before your treatment, local anesthetic cream will be applied to cleansed skin for 20 to 30 minutes. We have Pronox available, which delivers a 50/50 mix of Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide, providing quick pain relief–all within your control. The effects are short-term, lasting 2-3 minutes, so driving home after treatment is approved.
During the procedure, a handheld device is pressed into the specified area of the skin, allowing microneedles to perforate the skin. Once the microneedles are in place, they generate radiofrequency (RF) waves to penetrate deep into the dermal layer. Since the needles are tiny, most patients can hardly feel the treatment. This simple, safe treatment delivers excellent results for all skin types without damaging your dermis or leading to inflammatory hyperpigmentation. You can expect immediate results with continued improvement over time.
If you’re looking for a safe, effective, and non-surgical treatment for full body skin resurfacing and subdermal renewal near you in Collegeville or Villanova, contact Bryn Mawr Dermatology. We are happy to offer effective cosmetic and medical skin care to our patients.
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