As a non-surgical and minimally invasive treatment, Morpheus8 has gained popularity in El Segundo for its ability to address a wide range of skin concerns, including wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, and skin laxity, all without the need for extensive downtime or recovery. Knowing what to expect post-treatment allows you to make an informed decision when considering this treatment.

Microneedling Leveled Up

Morpheus8 is a cutting-edge cosmetic procedure that combines the power of radiofrequency (RF) technology with microneedling to deliver remarkable skin rejuvenation and tightening. By stimulating collagen production and remodeling the skin’s deeper layers, Morpheus8 offers patients a smoother, more youthful complexion.

Healing After Your Morpheus8 Treatment

Morpheus8 is known for its relatively short recovery period compared to more invasive procedures. Most people can resume their normal activities within a few days to a week after the treatment.

You may experience some common side effects immediately after the procedure. Your skin may appear slightly red or flushed, similar to a sunburn. Some individuals may experience mild discomfort or a sensation of warmth in the treated areas. This usually subsides within a few days.

Some mild swelling can occur, particularly around the treated area. Swelling typically peaks within 48 hours after the treatment and gradually decreases. Your skin may be sensitive and tender for a few days. Although uncommon, there is a slight risk of bruising at the treatment sites. For these reasons, you might want to take some “social downtime” while your skin is healing.

The true benefits of Morpheus8 become more apparent as your skin’s collagen production increases. In the second to fourth week, you may notice a smoother texture and improved skin tone. You may begin to see initial improvements in wrinkles, fine lines, and skin tightness. The full effects can continue to develop over several months.

Other instructions after your Morpheus8 procedure may include avoiding direct sun exposure, using gentle skincare products, and staying hydrated to promote a smoother recovery process and optimize the results of your Morpheus8 treatment.

To maintain and potentially enhance your results, Dr. Rayman may recommend a series of Morpheus8 treatments spaced several weeks apart.

Pain Management

Morpheus8 is considered relatively comfortable, and most patients tolerate it well. A topical numbing cream may be applied to the treatment area before the procedure to minimize discomfort. Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen can be used to manage any post-treatment discomfort, but consult Dr. Rayman first before taking any medication.

It’s important to note that individual experiences may vary, and some people may recover more quickly or have a slightly different timeline. Always follow the post-treatment care instructions carefully for optimal healing.

Contact Us to Learn More

To learn more about the benefits of Morpheus8 in El Segundo, get in touch with Beach Cities Vein and Laser Center and we will gladly answer any questions you may have. Contact us to schedule your consultation today and start your journey to brighter, healthier skin.