FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS THE MORPHEUS8 TREATMENT?
You can think of it as a non-surgical lifting! Morpheus8 is the first and only device to break fat subdermally. Its technology is highly effective at fractionally remodelling and contouring the face and body.
Morpheus8 mechanism works with micro-pins that penetrate deep into the skin and fat layers, reshaping the sagging folds in your face or body into a more smooth and sleek appearance. And, unlike many similar treatments, it works for all skin tones.
WHICH SKIN CONDITIONS CAN MORPHEUS8 IMPROVE OR CORRECT?
Morpheus8 can effectively reshape and correct areas with loose or sagging skin in the face, jawline, neck or any areas with underlying fatty tissue in the body. It also shows great results for wrinkles and fine lines on face, neck and under eyes sagging skin. Finally, Morpheus8 subdermal renewal approach does wonders for skin discolorations, acne scarring and stretch marks.
CAN MORPHEUS8 HELP WITH SKIN HYPERPIGMENTATION?
Morpheus8 levels overall skin tone and eliminates dark spots for all skin complexions. Morpheus8 also corrects sun damage hyperpigmentation, since it delivers energy right to the skin’s damaged superficial layers, diminishing contrasting spots.
IS MORPHEUS8 PAINFUL?
The local anaesthetic cream applied 30 mins prior to the treatment will substantially reduce your discomfort during the procedure. Yet, some pricks and heat may be felt in more sensitive areas like the eyelids and upper lip.
If required, oral painkillers or anaesthetic blocks can be used, depending on patient pain tolerance. Keep in mind that cooling the treated area with ice can be very effective at reducing any burning or hot sensation in the skin, before and after the procedure.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SEE THE RESULTS?
Depending on your previous skin condition and Morpheus8 treatment regime, you can expect to have between 1-3 sessions, performed around 4 weeks apart, with full results likely to be more noticeable after 6 months.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
As with any cosmetic treatment, you can expect some form of swelling, redness or bruising after a Morpheus8 session. But these effects should disappear within a couple of days. It is very common to feel your skin very tight immediately after treatment.
As a rule, patients should avoid touching or applying anything on the treated area for 12 hours after the injection in order to prevent infection. Although specific aftercare instructions will be provided per patient, accordingly.
WHO SHOULDN'T GET MORPHEUS8?
Morpheus8 does wonders for a wide range of people, but some patients are not suitable for this treatment, including anyone who is pregnant or that has any active condition in the treatment area (rashes, eczema, psoriasis, and sores). You should also wait longer to have Morpheus8 if you had Botox within the last two weeks or other superficial injections of biological fillers within the past six months.
Finally, you shouldn’t have a Morpheus8 treatment in your body if you have recently been tanned.