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Morpheus8: Transforming Your Skin with The Latest Microneedling Innovation

Morpheus8 by Glam Bar Medical Spa in 346 N. La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles CA

With its unique use of radiofrequency radiation combined with the well-established microneedling technique, Morpheus8 marks a substantial improvement in skin regeneration. This approach deviates from conventional skin care procedures by providing a less intrusive choice with a shorter recovery period. Morpheus8 targets various skin concerns, from wrinkles and fine lines to texture and scarring, by penetrating deeply into the skin’s layers. The result is a more youthful appearance, achieved by stimulating the body’s collagen production.

What is Morpheus8 Treatment?

Many people are well aware of traditional microneedling, which involves carefully creating tiny pricks on the skin’s surface using tiny needles. These small punctures kickstart the body’s natural healing process, increasing collagen and elastin production. It tricks your skin into rejuvenating, resulting in a firmer, smoother surface.

What sets Morpheus8 apart is the addition of an RF device to this process. As the microneedles penetrate the skin, they also deliver RF energy deep into the dermal layers. This energy generates heat, which further enhances collagen production. The treatment works better than standard microneedling because the heat from the RF energy penetrates deeper into the skin.

One of the key advantages of Morpheus8 is its precision. The device allows for controlled adjustment of needle depth and the intensity of the RF device. This means the treatment can be customized to target specific skin issues and depths, making it versatile enough to address everything from superficial skin concerns to deeper tissue remodeling.

Benefits of Morpheus8

  1. Enhanced Skin Texture and Firmness: Morpheus8 effectively rejuvenates the skin, leading to a smoother and firmer appearance. It tackles issues like rough texture and skin laxity.
  2. Broad Application Range: Unlike many treatments that focus solely on facial skin, Morpheus8 is versatile enough to be used on multiple body areas, including the neck, abdomen, arms, and legs.
  3. Effective for Various Skin Issues: This treatment is adept at reducing fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. It also significantly improves skin texture and can minimize the impression of scars and stretch marks.
  4. Customizable Treatments: Morpheus8 provides exact control over the extent of needle infiltration and the strength of RF energy, enabling the treatment’s versatility in addressing skin concerns. 
  5. Minimal Recovery Time: Morpheus8 offers the extra benefit of a relatively fast recovery period, allowing patients to resume regular activities sooner than with more intrusive therapies.
  6. Safe for All Skin Types: The method is appropriate for an array of complexions, including darker skin tones, which may be at risk with other treatments such as lasers.
  7. Long-Lasting Results: The improvements in skin quality and texture achieved with Morpheus8 are typically enduring, especially when maintained with a proper skincare regimen.

The Procedure Explained

The process starts with a consultation where a practitioner evaluates the patient’s skin and sets treatment goals. On the treatment day, the area in question is cleansed, and an anesthetic that is applied topically is used to alleviate discomfort.

The treatment uses a device with microscopic needles and an RF device emitter. As it moves over the skin, it creates micro-injuries and delivers RF energy deep into the skin, stimulating collagen production and tissue remodeling. Expect a session to last 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the treatment area.

Patients may suffer redness and swelling following the therapy, similar to a minor sunburn. The practitioner provides aftercare instructions, focusing on gentle skincare and sun protection. Recovery is minimal, with most patients resuming normal activities quickly. 


Post-treatment, it’s normal for your skin to feel tight and warm and appear slightly pink. These symptoms are a typical reaction to the procedure and usually diminish within 24 hours.

While you can generally resume your day-to-day activities immediately after the treatment, there are a few precautions you should take. Clients must minimize sun exposure, as your skin will be more exposed than usual. This means staying indoors as much as possible or using a high-SPF sunscreen if you need to be outside.

Additionally, to aid the healing process, it’s advisable to refrain from activities that induce sweating, like intense exercise, and avoid hot showers and saunas for at least 24 hours post-treatment. Keeping the skin cool and avoiding additional irritation or stress helps ensure optimal recovery and results from your Morpheus8 session.

Who’s A Good Candidate?

A good candidate for Morpheus8 is someone with realistic expectations about the results. This treatment can significantly improve but is not a substitute for more invasive surgical procedures. People with mild to moderate skin issues often see the best results.

Age is not a major constraint, but the treatment is most commonly sought by individuals in their late 20s to 60s. Skin type and color are not limiting criteria, as Morpheus8 is suitable for all skin types, especially darker tones.

However, it’s only suitable for some. People with certain medical conditions, skin infections, or those who are pregnant should avoid this treatment. During the initial consultation, the practitioner will assess your medical history and skin issues to figure out whether Morpheus8 is a good fit for you. They will take into account skin elasticity, underlying medical conditions, and general treatment goals.

How Many Sessions?

Some patients find that a single Morpheus8 session is sufficient to achieve their desired results. This could be the case if the skin issues being addressed are relatively minor or if the patient’s skin responds particularly well to the treatment.

However, multiple sessions are more commonly needed to reach the desired aesthetic goals. This is especially true for more pronounced skin issues or for achieving more dramatic rejuvenation effects. The severity of the skin concerns determines the number of sessions necessary, the region being treated, the individual’s skin type, and their healing response.

During the initial session, your provider will assess your skin and talk about your goals. Based on the results of this assessment, they will prescribe a treatment plan that may include a single session or a series of sessions spaced out over time. The time in between treatments helps the skin to recuperate.


Are you ready to transform your skin and achieve a more youthful, radiant appearance? Don’t wait any longer to take the first step towards revitalized skin. Contact Glam Bar Medical Spa today to schedule your assessment. Under the expert guidance of our team, you can explore the benefits of Morpheus8 and create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique skin goals. Embrace the opportunity for a rejuvenated complexion.


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