Mr Omar Tillo
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Morpheus8 allows you to have a facelift without the needing to have any incisions.
Morpheus8 combines radiofrequency with microneedling to completely rejuvenate your skin. While popularly used on the face, Mopheus8 can also be performed on other areas of the body such as the arms, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, knees and underarms.
Morpheus8 is an approved Subdermal Adipose Remodeling Device. This means it is able to treat deeper than previous microneedling treatments, which means the radiofrequency energy is able to treat areas beneath the skin such as fatty necks and jowls.
Morpheus8 is a suitable treatment for those who are wishing to improve the appearance of:
You will need to be at least 18 years old to undergo this treatment.
This treatment is suitable for all skin types.
You will need to have realistic expectations about what the procedure can achieve.
You may not be a suitable candidate if you are currently pregnant, breastfeeding or have an active skin infection. Those who have severe wrinkles or skin laxity may not be suitable.
Prior to undergoing this treatment, you will need to have a consultation with one of our surgeons. They will be able to assess your skin and ensure you are a suitable candidate for this procedure. Some people may need to combine treatments, or it may be better to undergo more invasive procedures.
This is a minimally invasive procedure. A topical anaesthetic will be applied to the skin prior to the procedure to help with any discomfort.
Treatment time will vary, it may take anywhere between 45 minutes to two hours to complete.
Morpheus8 works by utilising microneedles which are infused with radiofrequency energy. The microneedles are then used on the target area, penetrating up to 4mm. The radiofrequency is then applied at this level. The handheld device will be gently passed over the skin until the treatment is complete.
This treatment will not only target the fat beneath the skin but will cause the collagen in the skin to be stimulated and new collagen will produce. This will cause the skin to become tighter, more vibrant and more youthful.
As this is a non-surgical procedure, you will experience minimal downtime.
Following the treatment, it is usual to experience redness, swelling and shiny skin for up to five days. You may also notice that your skin will peel during this period.
During the first few days following the procedure, you will need to ensure you take care of your skin. You will need to avoid excess sun exposure and ensure you apply high SPF sunscreen. You should also ensure your skin stays moisturised.
Avoid applying makeup until the following day.
You will not need to take any time off work – most people will return to work the day after they have treatment.
You will be able to notice results straight after the procedure. However, with time the results will continue to improve, and you will notice the best results after two to three weeks.
Morpheus8 is a non-surgical procedure which uses a combination of microneedling and radiofrequency to target fat and improves the appearance of the skin.
Morpheus8 is a handheld device which involves the use of microneedles infused with radiofrequency energy. The device is passed over the skin, and the microneedles will penetrate the skin at a depth up to 4mm. At this depth, radiofrequency energy will be emitted.
The combination of these treatments will not only target fat but will result in the production of new collagen, which will improve the appearance of the skin.
While Morpheus8 is most commonly applied to the face, it can also be used on the arms, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, knees and underarms.
You can have Morpheus8 treatment if you want to improve the appearance of
You will not be a suitable candidate if you have excessive lines or sagging skin. Your surgeon will be able to recommend a more suitable procedure for you.
It will be recommended that you wait before having this procedure if you are currently pregnant, breastfeeding or have a skin infection.
Morpheus8 is suitable for all skin types.
Treatment will vary depending on where it takes place. Treatment can take anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours.
This will depend on the desired results you are wishing to achieve. Some people will be able to achieve the best results after one session, however, others will require multiple treatments over the next few weeks.
After the procedure, you will be able to resume your usual daily routine straight away. However, most people will prefer to take the rest of the day off work.
You can expect to experience some redness and swelling for up to five days. Your skin may also peel during this period.
You will need to make sure to avoid excessive sun exposure and apply high SPF sunscreen. Make sure to keep your skin moisturised.
You will have to avoid wearing makeup until the next day.
You will be able to notice results right away.
However, you will notice results improve over the next two to three weeks.
Morpheus8 is commonly combined with other rejuvenation procedures such as FaceTite and Fractora.
During your consultation, your surgeon will be able to determine whether or not you should combine Morpheus8 with other procedures.
You will be able to wear makeup the day after the procedure.
However, if you combined Morpheus8 with procedures such as Fractora, you may have to wait up to one week before applying makeup.