The signs of aging eventually come for everyone, but there are options to treat those issues and keep your skin smooth, firm, and youthful-looking. One of those solutions is Morpheus8, a non-invasive radiofrequency and microneedling treatment that can rejuvenate your skin. But what exactly is it and what are the benefits? Let’s take an in-depth look at Morpheus8.

What is Morpheus8?

Morpheus8 is a non-surgical treatment that uses radiofrequency energy to target multiple layers of skin and both stimulate collagen production and tighten the skin to create a smoother and more youthful appearance to the skin. It also uses microneedling to make small wounds in the skin to trigger collagen and elastin production.

By combining radiofrequency and microneedling, it targets multiple layers of skin and gets to the root cause of the issue.

How Morpheus8 Works:

Morpheus8 works by using tiny needles to penetrate the skin and radiofrequency energy to heat it. The heat is what stimulates collagen production while the tiny needles deeply penetrate the skin to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. The needles cause the body to start up its natural healing process and that’s what results in new collagen and elastin fibers.

The radiofrequency energy also triggers the tissue to thicken and tighten which smooths wrinkles and tightens sagging skin.

Benefits of Morpheus8

There are numerous benefits of Morpheus8 treatment. From a short recovery period to the number of areas it can be used on, Morpheus8 may be just the thing you’re looking for.

Some of the major benefits of Morpheus 8 include:


Morpheus8 is a non-invasive treatment that does not require surgery or incisions. This makes it a popular choice for those who want to achieve younger-looking skin without the risks and downtime associated with surgical procedures.


Morpheus8 can be used on various areas on the face and body, including the forehead, cheeks, jawline, chest, arms and legs, and neck. Any area that can benefit from skin rejuvenation.

The treatment can also address fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, rough skin texture, and uneven skin tone.

Minimal Downtime

Unlike surgical procedures that require weeks of downtime and recovery, Morpheus8 has minimal downtime. Patients may experience redness, swelling, and mild discomfort for a few days following the process but once everything is healed, you can return to your normal level of activity.

Long-Lasting Results

Morpheus8 stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin, which provides long-lasting results. Patients can expect to see skin texture, tone, and firmness improvements for several months following the procedure.

At Charlottesville Plastic Surgery, we recommend 1-3 treatment sessions with yearly maintenance appointments to extend how long your results last.

Recovery and Results

After receiving Morpheus8 treatment, you may experience redness, swelling, and mild discomfort but those side effects are temporary and will go away in a few days.

It’s recommended you keep the treated area moisturized with a gentle, unscented moisturizer. You should also use at least an SPF 30 sunscreen.

As for the results, they will start to show up within a week of treatment but it can take up to 1-2 months to see the full results.

Schedule A Consultation

If Morpheus8 sounds like the right treatment for you, schedule a consultation with Charlottesville Plastic Surgery today. Our experienced staff will assess your skin concerns and recommend a personalized treatment plan that meets your goals and expectations.

To schedule a consultation, you can contact us at our Charlottesville, VA office at 434-597-3459 or use our online scheduling form.

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