RF Microneedling with Morpheus8™ in Baton Rouge, LA

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About Morpheus8 RF Microneedling

Baton Rouge, LA cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. John Williams uses an innovative, cutting-edge technique that produces beautiful results for our patients with a treatment known as radiofrequency (RF) microneedling. RF treatments have been used for several years, but Morpheus is a new unique procedure because it combines microneedling with RF at the same time. This particular treatment utilizes heat and energy to stimulate the production of collagen deep within the skin to create a tighter, smoother surface. The microneedles allow the delivery of the RF energy to the deeper skin. The combined procedure not only stimulates collagen deep within the skin but also tightens the fibers that attach the skin to the deeper tissue. This creates tighter and more youthful skin. At the Plastic Surgery Center of Baton Rouge, combined microneedling and RF is used for our Baton Rouge and Alexandria patients to enhance and create a refreshed appearance.

Ideal Candidates for RF Microneedling

If you are interested in addressing your discoloration, smile lines, age spots, and/or other skin imperfections, RF microneedling with Morpheus8 may be the ideal skin treatment for you. Morpheus8 is a wonderful option if you want to:

  • Improve acne scars and other forms of scarring
  • Minimize the appearance of age spots and sun damage
  • Rejuvenate the skin for a younger, glowing look
  • Firm the skin, creating a more refreshed appearance
  • Enhance skin texture, tone, and pigment
  • Address skin imperfections, such as blood vessels and discoloration

RF Microneedling Technique

Morpheus8 is an FDA-approved subdermal adipose remodeling device, or SARD. This sets it apart from other standard microneedling devices. During the treatment, the depth of the ultra-sharp microneedles can reach up to four millimeters, deeper than any other microneedling device to date. Depending on the needs of the patient, your procedure could take 45 minutes or longer. A local or topical anesthesia will be used on the skin prior to the onset of your procedure. Once your skin is numb, the handpiece will be moved around the treatment area as the tiny needles fractionally disrupt the skin's surface. RF energy is delivered to the deep tissues of the skin throughout the entirety of the treatment. Once complete, you will return home to recover.

What to Expect from RF Microneedling

RF microneedling sessions will be performed inside the Plastic Surgery Center of Baton Rouge office using a numbing solution to help reduce discomfort. During your procedure, the handheld device will slide across the desired area, repeating the process until the desired results have been reached. You should expect pinpoint skin punctures that will disappear with a day or so. Outcomes become noticeable as the skin heals over 3 – 4 weeks after having a microneedling with RF procedure. Optimal results usually take 3 – 4 treatments scheduled one month apart.

Frequently Asked Questions for RF Microneedling

How much does Morpheus8 RF microneedling cost?
The cost of your procedure could vary, depending on the number and size of your treatment areas, as well as the length of time it takes to perform the procedure. Following a consultation with Dr. Williams, our team will work to determine the cost of your treatment plan and help you understand your payment options.

What are the benefits of RF microneedling?
Morpheus8 RF microneedling provides a number of excellent benefits, including decreased pore size, increased tissue firmness, correcting sun damage, minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, and eliminating acne scars and stretch marks.

Does it hurt?
Since a local or topical anesthetic is applied to the treatment area prior to your procedure, your RF microneedling treatment should not cause discomfort. Throughout the treatment session, we will ensure that you are comfortable and take our time to complete the procedure comfortably.

Can I combine RF microneedling with other treatments?
Patients often opt to include RF microneedling in their treatment plans while including other beauty amplifying services. Ask Dr. Williams about adding injectables, skin care treatments, or other nonsurgical procedures to help you reach your aesthetic goals.

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If you're interested in minimizing the appearance of aging or sun-damaged skin and diminishing wrinkles, laxity, or acne scars, RF microneedling with Morpheus8 is an excellent treatment with proven outcomes. Mixing radiofrequency microneedling and skin tightening, this exceptional skin repair procedure has increased in popularity and is a top-rated, minimally invasive treatment for our Baton Rouge, LA patients. We ask you to contact Plastic Surgery Center of Baton Rouge to learn more.

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