Morpheus8 Treatment for Acne Scars

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Acne affects men and women of all age groups. About 50 million people in the U.S. are affected by acne, according to American Academy of Dermatology. Acne may be caused by hormonal changes, lifestyle and diet, genetics, and even stress.

While it might be tempting to use home remedies or natural products for skin issues, they often don’t work very well by themselves. However, new skincare technologies like Morpheus8 have made a big difference in treating acne and acne scars. When Morpheus8 is used together with a medical-grade skincare routine and anti-acne medications, the results can be really impressive.

What is Morpheus8?

Morpheus8 is a handheld device that combines microneedling with radiofrequency to boost collagen production and recontour facial fat. The device’s tiny needles can penetrate up to 4 mm into the skin, creating small perforations where radiofrequency waves are then applied. This process triggers the body to produce more collagen and elastin, and increase skin cell turnover, healing the area and resulting in firmer, smoother skin.

Can Morpheus8 treat acne scars?

Morpheus8 is effective in reducing acne scars by up to 50%, even on darker skin tones. It smooths the skin’s texture and has anti-aging benefits, making it appealing for older adults too. Several treatments are generally needed, with results appearing gradually, but the impact on confidence can be significant.

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Can Morpheus8 treat active acne?

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Yes, Morpheus8 is highly effective against acne. Acne results from excess oil which feeds bacteria, causing inflammation and pimples. Morpheus8 helps by reducing the oil glands, preventing this process. While acne won’t disappear immediately and usually requires several treatments over a few months, the results can be dramatic and long-lasting, with some needing only annual touch-ups.

Is the treatment painful?

Despite using needles, the treatment is typically painless because we apply numbing cream beforehand. For those who are uneasy about needles, options like ProNox (laughing gas) or sedatives can be used to ensure comfort. Most people benefit from about 3 Morpheus8 sessions, though some may need fewer. Each session lasts about an hour, and most people feel fine to return to daily activities the next day. Results gradually improve, peaking around 3 weeks post-procedure and continuing to develop for up to 6 months.

What is the recovery time for Morpheus8 acne scar treatment?

Post-treatment, you might experience redness or swelling for a few days, but there’s no significant downtime. Most return to normal activities the day after. Avoid makeup for 24 to 48 hours and apply sunscreen and moisturizer diligently for a week. Avoid ice, cold compresses, and certain pain relievers to allow the natural healing process to occur effectively.

Contact Chicago Aesthetics today (312) 846-1629 to learn more or schedule a consultation.

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Chicago Aesthetics Med Spa in Chicago, Illinois, offers a comprehensive range of injectables, skincare, and wellness services. Their offerings include various facial treatments, laser and skin therapies, and body sculpting treatments.