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Why does the skin lose tone?
Physiological aging of the skin begins relatively early – already around the age of 30 – and leads to an increasingly smaller production of collagen molecules, the main protein that makes up the connective tissue of mammals responsible for maintaining skin tone.
At the age of 20, the skin renews itself approximately every three weeks while at the age of 50, every nine weeks.
In addition to physiological factors, there are external factors: the main one is the weight change that can occur both in the case of pregnancy and in the case of sudden weight loss.
There are also environmental factors, such as pollution, ultraviolet rays, the action of atmospheric agents, which cause an alteration of collagen leading to the progressive loss of elasticity.
Morpheus 8 Benefits
Morpheus 8 is more than just micro needling. It is a full-body, non-surgical treatment that stimulates skin tightening, reversing the effects of aging by using radiofrequency. Not only does the procedure resurface and tighten the skin, it also reduces stubborn body fat that is otherwise difficult to get rid of. The various benefits of Morpheus 8 include:
How Long Does Morpheus 8 Last?
The results of skin tightening vary from patient to patient because everyone’s skin is unique. However, the results of Morpheus 8 can last up to 3 years. The skin change is permanent and while the procedure does stimulate collagen to reverse the effects of time on your body, the process of aging still continues with each passing year. Patients can choose to avail follow-up treatments to maintain the results they achieved through Morpheus 8.
Morpheus 8 Downtime
Morpheus 8 is a non-surgical, minimally invasive treatment meaning that there is little need for downtime or a recovery period. Patients report some minor inflammation after undergoing the procedure, similar to how a sunburn looks and feels. Patients are advised to avoid exercising or engaging in strenuous activity for at least 24 hours after the treatment. Normal everyday activities can be resumed after the treatment but avoid applying makeup to the skin or stepping into the sunlight for an extended period of time.
What Areas Of The Body Can Be Treated With Morpheus 8?
Morpheus 8 works by using a collection of microneedles which exfoliate the skin, delivering radiofrequency to the skin simultaneously. This combination makes Morpheus 8 a more precise treatment which can be used on various areas of the body including:
Areas that show irregularities such as wrinkles, discoloration, sun damage, stretch marks, scarring, or rough texture can be treated through this procedure.
Is Morpheus 8 Safe?
A huge upside of Morpheus 8 is that it is a non-invasive procedure. This negates the need for any surgical incisions which greatly reduces the risks that come along with a surgical treatment. Morpheus 8 is a FDA-approved treatment that reduces fine lines and wrinkles without any incisions, blood loss, and anesthesia.
How Long Does A Morpheus 8 Treatment Take?
Morpheus 8 is non-surgical and minimally invasive treatment which does not involve any incisions or anesthesia. However, a topical numbing cream is usually used to minimize any discomfort experienced by patients. There are also other options for pain treatment if required but they are rarely needed. Treatments on average take between 30 and 60 minutes but this can vary on what part of the body is being treated as well as the size of the area.