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Do you have acne-prone skin that is not responding to acne medications? Or do you have stubborn acne scars that just will not go away? You can effectively treat active acne and acne scars to achieve an amazing skin transformation with Morpheus8. Here’s what you need to know about the innovative Morpheus8 acne treatment at CARE Plastic Surgery in Cary, NC.
Acne is caused by excess sebum oil that mixes with dead skin cells and surface debris. Sebum oil is naturally produced in the skin’s pores, but when glands are overactive, it leads to excess oil. The excess oil cannot be absorbed, and it is left sitting on the skin’s surface. The result of this is clogged pores with acne-causing bacteria trapped in the skin.
Morpheus8 is an advanced RF microneedling (radiofrequency microneedling) treatment. Micro needles penetrate the skin’s surface, creating micro-channels or micro-injuries which trigger the body’s natural healing process and production of new collagen. Collagen is a protein that gives the skin elasticity and firmness. The addition of RF technology in the microneedles tightens existing collagen fibers and encourages tissue regeneration for deeper rejuvenation. Renewed tissues and new collagen growth resurface the skin and improve moderate to severe wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, rough texture, and more.
RF energy generates heat that kills acne-causing bacteria and shrinks overactive sweat glands, similar to its skin-tightening effect. When the size of the oil glands is reduced, they cannot form as much oil and it’s less likely that your pores will be clogged. You can expect less frequent and less severe future breakouts with just a few Morpheus8 treatments.
The skin-healing and tightening abilities of Morpheus8 also make it a great treatment for acne scarring. As collagen production increases, new, healthy skin cells will resurface, essentially covering up acne scars and other skin imperfections. Patients can improve their frustrating acne breakouts and also enjoy smoother, more radiant skin.
Although many patients see significant improvements after a single hour-long Morpheus8 session, it can take 3-4 treatments for optimal results. Treatments are scheduled approximately 4-6 weeks apart in order to see how your skin responds and heals. During your consultation, your provider will let you know how many treatments they recommend given the severity of your acne scarring and aesthetic goals.
Morpheus8 treatment has minimal pain; however, we offer multiple options at CARE to enhance your comfort during treatment. We apply a topical numbing cream prior to your treatment, offer Pro-Nox (laughing gas) at an additional charge, and Morpheus8 treatment can be performed under sedation on-site in our QuadA Certified OR.
After treatment, direct sun exposure should be avoided while your skin is healing, Patients of all skin types and skin tones can benefit from the skin rejuvenating effects of Morpheus8 microneedling.
Simultaneously treat acne scars and active acne with Morpheus8 in Cary, NC. Acne treatment requires patience, and we encourage you to get started today by scheduling a consultation at our office. Dr. Coan and our team of skin experts are here to help you achieve beautiful, clear skin that you can feel confident about!
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