Eating right and exercising often can help you attain good health and enhance your overall appearance. Still, you may need a little extra help to achieve the cosmetic results you desire. Advances in technology have enabled plastic surgeons to offer a wide range of non-invasive aesthetic procedures that have minimal downtime and are a lot cheaper. Morpheus8 is one of the latest FDA-approved skin rejuvenation procedures that combines micro-needling with radio-frequency energy to achieve a smoother and refreshed skin appearance.
What is Morpheus8
Morpheus8 is a micro-needling device that was designed by InMode Aesthetics, a leading manufacturer of radiofrequency-based technology. The device uses radiofrequency energy to contour and remodel areas of the face and body by triggering collagen production. Because it combines both radiofrequency energy and micro needling, Morpheus8 is typically more effective than many types of radiofrequency-based rejuvenation techniques.
Who is a Candidate for Morpheus8 Treatment in Baton Rouge?
Morpheus8 is a minimally invasive skin resurfacing technique that stimulates collagen production to remodel underlying fat and tissue. You may be a good candidate for this treatment if:
- You are in good general health
- You are concerned about age-related imperfections or other skin problems such as scars
- You are not currently pregnant or breastfeeding
- You do not have a pacemaker
- You do not have active skin conditions such as eczema
Most of Dr. Sanchez’s patients who get this treatment are aged between 30 and 55 years old. However, the only proper way to figure out whether Morpheus8 is for you is by attending a consultation visit at Erick Sanchez, MD Plastic Surgery.
What Areas Does Morpheus8 Treat?
One of the best things about Morpheus8 treatment is that it delivers uniform treatments on all types of skin. The treatment technology is also safe and delivers significant skin rejuvenation without the risk of injury or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (as is the case with some skin resurfacing techniques). Plastic surgeons typically use Morpheus8 to alleviate a significant number of aesthetic concerns on areas of the face and body.
- Large pores
- Acne scarring
- Rough and textured skin
- Spider veins
- Sagging skin
- Stretch marks
- Breast augmentation scars
- Hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating)
Benefits of Morpheus8 Treatment
Through Morpheus8 treatments, Dr. Erick Sanchez is able to deliver a number of unique benefits to his Baton Rouge patients:
Deepest fractional treatment – Morpheus8 delivers the deepest fractional treatment available, penetrating subdermal layers for a more robust rejuvenation.
- Better treatment functionality – Morpheus8 comes with two different handpieces to facilitate treatment in both small and larger areas of the body.
- Supports different configurations – plastic surgeons can channel radiofrequency energy at multiple treatment depths with different microneedle configurations and four fractional tips.
- Safe and efficient treatment – this technique allows for sequential treatment at three different levels, allowing for faster treatments while also minimizing the risk of skin injury./li>
How to Prepare for Morpheus8 Treatment?
Only a minimal amount of preparation may be required for your Morpheus8 treatment. Dr. Sanchez’s office may recommend that you:
- Avoid tanning salons and sun tanning for at least 2 weeks before the day of treatment.
- Wear an SPF 30 sunscreen if you can’t avoid extended sun exposure.
- Avoid applying topical ointments that are known to irritate the skin for at least 5 days before the treatment.
- Temporarily stop taking certain supplements and medication that are known to thin blood at least one week prior to the treatment.
How Does Morpheus Treatment Work?
Morpheus8 works like a typical micro needling tool. However, rather than just pricking the skin, the device also applies radiofrequency energy to trigger elastin and collagen production at deeper levels of the skin. During the treatment, Dr. Sanchez or his Morpheus8 specialist will apply a topical numbing cream on the targeted treatment area in order to ensure the patient’s comfort. 24 coated pins in the applicator device then penetrate the subdermal tissue. Heat from the radiofrequency energy coagulates the fat and contracts connective tissue. This in turn triggers the skin’s natural healing process, resulting in tightening and rejuvenation of the treated areas. A single Morpheus8 treatment takes about 25 minutes. However, if additional treatments are needed, the entire process can take as much as 40 minutes.
Recovery After Morpheus8 Treatment
Because Morpheus8 treatments involve no downtime, you’ll be able to go about your business as usual. You’ll be asked to make sure that you protect your skin during the first 24 hours after treatment. Also, avoid applying sunscreen or other facial creams over the first 24 hours post-treatment. It is important that you stay out of direct sunlight and avoid strenuous activities. Swelling, readiness, and tightness in the treatment areas are common over the first 3-5 days. Some patients may notice that their skin is flaky or even peeling. This is a normal reaction over the first week and shouldn’t elicit any concern. You may be able to start applying makeup after 48 hours, but only after you get the go-ahead from Dr. Sanchez’s office.
Results After Morpheus8 Treatment
Patients typically start to notice some results after about 5 – 7 days following their Morpheus8 skin rejuvenation treatment in Baton Rouge. However, it may take up to 3 months before you experience the full result of this treatment as your collagen continues to remodel and optimal blood supply is restored. In some cases, patients may require up to 3 Morpheus8 treatment sessions to achieve the best possible outcome.
Schedule your Morpheus8 Consultation
Dr. Sanchez’s certified Physician Assistants offer Morpheus8 treatments and consultations in Baton Rouge and surrounding Louisiana areas. Your specialist will focus on creating a customized treatment plan for each patient in order to achieve the best possible outcome. Schedule an office visit to learn more about this Morpheus8 skin resurfacing and discuss the modalities of your treatment with Erick Sanchez, MD Plastic Surgery.
What is the cost of Morpheus8 in Baton Rouge?
The cost of Morpheus8 treatment in Baton Rouge LA will vary from one patient to the other depending on the scope of your treatment. During your visit with Erick Sanchez, MD Plastic Surgery, you will get an individualized cost plan just for you. Erick Sanchez, MD Plastic Surgery does not accept medical insurance for this procedure.
Can I combine Morpheus8 with other treatments?
Morpheus8 skin rejuvenation may be combined with other treatments in order to achieve your unique treatment goals. Dr. Sanchez believes in crafting a personalized treatment plan for each patient in order to attain the best possible outcome on a case-by-case basis.
"I researched abdominoplasty for months before I had a consultation with Dr Sanchez and his team. They were so available and patient with me through all of my questions even before I finally secured my surgery date. My husband attended my post op appointment with me and I was so impressed with how attentive Dr Sanchez was while he educated him on what was about to happen. I knew I would be pleased but my results exceeded my expectations and I’m so extremely happy!"
"Dr. Sanchez is extremely honest, helpful, accommodating, and skilled. He is upfront about expectations as well as understanding of a patient’s wants. His bedside manner is collected, patient, and overall just wonderful. I really love this plastic surgery clinic and I definitely recommend!!"
"Dr. Sanchez performed tummy tuck with 360 lipo I am currently 11 weeks post op and I cannot thank him enough for the awesome job he done and with the great bedside manner.... prior to choosing Sanchez I consulted with several local physicians and also surgeons in Miami and Dominican Republic. Decided on Sanchez due to his warm and welcoming and patient manner during my initial consultation. My surgery was on a Friday Dr. Sanchez gave my husband his personal cell phone number to contact him if I had any issues over the weekend that itself made me know that i had chosen the right doctor for my procedure..., I have absolutely no complaints about Dr. Sanchez or his entire staff and my results are amazing."
"Simply the BEST. If you are checking reviews to make your decision on a Dr. stop here. Dr. Sanchez is hands down the best. My results are amazing, his talent speaks for its self. I look forward to trips to the office, his staff is super friendly and Dr. Sanchez always makes you feel so comfortable. 10/10 all of the time!"