Morpheus8

Morpheus8 combines microneedling and radiofrequency therapy for non-surgical collagen production, tightening skin on both face and body with minimal downtime. FDA-approved as a Subdermal Adipose Remodeling Device, it remodels underlying fat, offering customizable treatment options for tightening, smoothing, and brightening. Our expert team at Aestique Medispa ensures optimal results with their skill and training.

With Morpheus8, you can achieve a youthful, glowing complexion. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and take your first step towards healthier, firmer skin!

Treatment Highlights

  • Versatility: Effective on the face, neck, and body to target various skin concerns.
  • Quick sessions: Treatment duration of 30-60 minutes.
  • Minimal downtime: Generally 1-2 days for face and neck; slightly longer for more aggressive treatments.
  • Improved skin appearance: Peak results are visible a month after the last treatment.
  • Customizable treatment intervals: Sessions spaced 4-6 weeks apart.
  • Optimal results: 3-6 sessions are recommended for best outcomes.

What to Expect

  • Immediately after treatment, your skin may appear and feel like a moderate sunburn
  • Skin may feel warm and tighter than usual
  • Skin may crust and peel for 3-7 days
  • Redness and swelling may last for 3-5 days
  • Perspiration may cause a burning sensation for 3-7 days or longer
  • Tiny pinholes may be visible on the treated area for 3-4 days, possibly lasting for weeks
  • Purple bruising may occur under the eyes for 3-6 days
  • A series of 3 treatments is recommended for optimal results, spaced 4-6 weeks apart, with maintenance treatments every 6-12 months

Contraindications

If you have any of the following you are not a candidate for the service and need cancelled/rescheduled

  • Pacemaker, defibrillator
  • Any metallic plates or electronic implants
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding
  • Active MRSA, HIV/AIDS
  • Poorly controlled endocrine disorders (diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, hormonal virilization)
  • Allergy to gold or stainless steel
  • Currently on Accutane or within six months of use
  • Currently on blood thinners (must be off for one week)
  • Active cold soresPacemaker, defibrillator
  • Any metallic plates or electronic implants
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding
  • Active MRSA, HIV/AIDS
  • Poorly controlled endocrine disorders (diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, hormonal virilization)
  • Allergy to gold or stainless steel
  • Currently on Accutane or within six months of use
  • Currently on blood thinners (must be off for one week)
  • Active cold sores

Precautions

If you have any of the following you may still get the service but must be advised you may be more sensitive and have more chance of a reaction

  • Implanted device (such as metal plates, screws, etc. in the treatment area)
  • Autoimmune diseases (treatment possible if symptom-free and not on immunosuppressive medications)
  • Current or previous skin cancer, pre-malignant nevi (okay if one year after treatment)
  • Recent use of blood thinners, aspirin, ibuprofen, omega-3 (must be off for one week)
  • Allergy to topical anesthetic
  • History of skin disorders, keloids, abnormal wound healing
  • Recent surgical dermabrasion or deep chemical peel (within the last three months)
  • Recent treatment with light, laser, RF, or other devices in the treated area
  • PDO threads placed within six months (Radio Frequency will dissolve them)
  • Must be one month out from all dermal filler/Sculptra/fat transfer to the face
  • It must be two weeks from Botox/Dysport to the area being treated

Prior to Appointment

1-2 Weeks Prior to Treatment

  • Discontinue blood thinners, aspirin, ibuprofen, omega-3, and Naproxen (unless prescribed by a physician)
  • You may take Acetaminophen (Tylenol) as needed for pain; do not exceed 3000mg per day
  • Discontinue Retin-A/Tretinoin 1 week prior
  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure to the treatment area (recommended for two weeks); treatment will NOT be administered on sunburned skin

 

3 Days Prior to Treatment

  • Avoid irritant topical products or treatments (such as Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Beta Hydroxy Acids, Retinol, and Vitamin C)
  • If you have a history of cold sores (herpes simplex), please let our office know; you will require an antiviral prescription before treatment

 

Day of Treatment

  • Do not apply any lotion, moisturizer, powder, oils, or other products to the area(s) to be treated
  • For face and neck treatment, cleanse your face/neck and DO NOT APPLY MAKEUP (INCLUDING MASCARA)
  • If having a Morpheus treatment to the face and body, avoid any tight-fitting clothing for comfort and to reduce irritation in the treatment area.

Post Appointment

After Treatments – First 48 Hours

  • Wash your face with WATER ONLY
  • Use ZO Hydrating Crème and Aquaphor
  • If receiving PRP, avoid applying anything to your face for the first 5 hours
  • Avoid intentional and direct sunlight for 24-48 hours
  • Refrain from swimming for 48 hours post-treatment
  • Avoid exercising or strenuous activity for the first 24-48 hours to minimize inflammation and swelling

 

After Treatments – After 48 Hours

  • Basic cleanser, moisturizer, SPF, makeup
  • Avoid retinol, glycolic, and topical acne products for 3-5 days
  • Always apply SPF 30 or higher before going outside and reapply every two hours to protect against post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Morpheus8 FAQs

Treatments are typically spaced 4-6 weeks apart, with 3-6 sessions recommended for optimal results.

Downtime is generally 1-2 days for the face and neck; more aggressive treatments may require 2-3 days. Body treatments may have longer downtime based on intensity and depth.

Yes, makeup can be worn 24 hours after the treatment.

Avoid blood thinners, aspirin, ibuprofen, omega-3, and Naproxen for 1-2 weeks before treatment. Discontinue Retin-A/Tretinoin 1 week prior and avoid prolonged sun exposure.

Your skin may appear and feel like moderate sunburn, be warm and tighter than usual, and may crust and peel for 3-7 days. Redness and swelling may last for 3-5 days.

For the first 48 hours, wash your face with water only and use ZO Hydrating Crème and Aquaphor. Avoid direct sunlight and refrain from swimming or strenuous activity. After 48 hours, resume basic skincare with cleanser, moisturizer, and SPF 30 or higher. Avoid retinol, glycolic, and topical acne products for 3-5 days.

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