Morpheus8 Skin Tightening: How Does It Work & Benefits?

Morpheus8 skin tightening is a combination of two highly effective procedures: microneedling and radiofrequency. This allows you to treat the surface and deeper layers of skin with one Morpheus facial treatment. Stimulating collagen production, Morpheus8 microneedling can help tighten the skin, reduce sun damage, treat fine lines and wrinkles, and other general signs of aging.


As mentioned, the treatment does offer skin tightening benefits. Many patients undergo the treatment to address the early sagging along the jawline and neck. Morpheus8 skin tightening is highly effective on the face and body.


What is Morpheus8 Skin Tightening Treatment?

Morpheus8 skin tightening is a microneedling and radiofrequency treatment that stimulates skin tightening underneath the skin and in the dermal layers. Using radiofrequency waves, Morpheus8 Raleigh NC treatment penetrates the surface skin and can reach as far as fatty tissue beneath your skin. This promotes the body’s natural healing process in the deeper layers of skin which helps rejuvenate, tighten, and lift the skin overall.

Morpheus microneedling can help address surface fine lines and wrinkles. The collagen response fills and smooths the lines over time. Repeated Morpheus8 treatment can improve results.

How Does Morpheus8 Treatment Work?

Morpheus laser treatment utilizes two modalities that forces your body to produce more collagen. Microneedling creates tiny punctures in the skin that your body believes are injuries and works to heal. Morpheus8 microneedling is great for treating acne scars, fine lines, acne, and rough texture. 

The radiofrequency part of morpheus8 laser treatment is able to penetrate into the deeper levels of the skin. This is what works for skin tightening, more extensive sun damage, deeper wrinkles, and sagging skin. In short, Morpheus facial treatment is able to treat two planes of the skin at the same time unlike other similar treatments.


Morpheus8 & Microneedling

Morpheus8 microneedling takes advantage of one of the most powerful skin treatments available: microneedling. Collagen starts to decline by about one percent each year after you turn twenty. Luckily, procedures like microneedling and Morpheus8 skin tightening can help prevent sagging skin and wrinkles, two of the main effects of losing collagen. 

Combining microneedling with radiofrequency, Morpheus8 treatment is able to produce more collagen on and underneath the skin. This helps to maintain a youthful plumpness, treat and prevent wrinkles, keep the skin tighter for longer, and generally promote a younger appearance.


What Areas Can Morpheus8 Treat?

Morpheus8 treatment can treat several conditions and nearly any body area.

  • Face
  • Abdomen
  • Chest
  • Back

Morpheus laser treatment can help treat stretch marks, sagging skin on the body, and stretched skin due to pregnancy and weight changes. The device is adjusted based on the skin thickness in the specific body area, what you are treating, and other factors. While Morpheus8 is not a replacement for a procedure such as facelift or tummy tuck, Morpheus8 skin tightening does offer an option for patients with mild to moderate skin laxity. Morpheus facial treatment is the most common.

Morpheus8 Skin Tightening Benefits?

Morpheus laser treatment offers several benefits to patients whether treating the face or body. Some of the possible benefits or Morpheus8 microneedling include:

1). Induces collagen production

The primary benefit of Morpheus8 treatment is that it induces the production of collagen. Collagen is a protein vital to the structure of the skin. A Morpheus facial treatment can cause the body to produce collagen for the next several weeks. This is why if undergoing multiple treatments, you do so every four to six weeks.


2). Treat fine lines and wrinkles

One of the causes of fine lines and wrinkles is a reduction in collagen. When the skin stops producing collagen, it may begin to lose it’s strength and elasticity which contributes to sagging and wrinkles. Morpheus8 microneedling can help provide more collagen for healthier, stronger, and younger looking skin.


3). Lift and tighten sagging skin

When sagging skin also begins to lose volume, this is when saggy jowls and cheeks happen. Morpheus8 facial treatment can prevent this and may make improvements to current sagging structures. Collagen can even help add volume to the face in some cases, especially when making use of radiofrequency like in Morpheus8 skin tightening.


4). Minimize acne scarring

Morpheus8 microneedling, like traditional microneedling, can help minimize acne scarring by filling in pitted acne scars. These types of acne scars are among the hardest to treat, but inducing collagen with Morpheus facial treatment helps produce new collagen underneath and within the scars to help reduce their prominence.


5). Diminish stretch marks

Morpheus8 skin tightening also can help alleviate stretch marks. This partially occurs during the skin tightening process as well as the microneedling that can help fade the pigmentation and shape of the stretch marks. While it may not completely eliminate them, but it can make a difference.


Dr. Sumeet Jindal
Dr. Sumeet Jindal
Dr. Jindal is a board certified surgeon who offers surgical and non-surgical cosmetic services in Raleigh, North Carolina.