Before you have the treatment, your doctor is going to take a look at your medical history. This is to ensure that you are the right candidate for the treatment. He or she will then take a look at the areas that you want to be treated, and you will be told about the procedure, as well as possible complications, how to avoid them, and aftercare. This is also the perfect opportunity for you to ask any sort of questions that you may have at this moment.
It will usually only take around 30 minutes. However, this does depend on the area that is being treated. The procedure is safe and simple. There will be minimal downtime and minimal discomfort for the patient. A local anaesthetic injection and numbing cream are typically applied to the treatment area for your comfort. The doctor is then going to apply the Morpheus8 device, in one to three passes on the skin. The applicator has 24 coated pins, which will penetrate into the tissue’s subdermal layer, the fat is coagulated and the connective tissue and fat will contract. This corrects and tightens any wrinkles and lines in the area.
Specific aftercare advice will be provided to you once the treatment is finished. Nevertheless, it is recommended that you do not apply anything to the treated area or even touch the treated area for 12 hours once your treatment has passed. This is to prevent an infection from happening.
Post-procedure care for Morpheus8 treatment
When you have this treatment, it is not going to cause much disruption in terms of your day-to-day life. There are a few steps you can take, though, to make sure that your skin recovers as well as possible. For example, you should avoid direct sun exposure and moisturise the treatment area. It is also advisable that you use an effective, broad-spectrum sunscreen on a daily basis. Sunscreen is important for a number of different reasons. It will help to lower your future risk of skin cancer while also slowing down the aging process and reducing wrinkles