If you are ready to learn more about how Morpheus8 or Fractora can improve your look, request a consultation online with Dr. Steele, or call our office at (817) 731-5330. We serve patients in Fort Worth, TX and surrounding communities and we welcome patients who wish to travel from outside the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Morpheus8 and Fractora
- To improve skin laxity of the face, neck, and body
- To improve the texture of sun damaged, crepey skin
- To minimize fine lines and wrinkles
- To treat active acne
- To minimize the appearance of skin pores
- To decrease the appearance of stretch marks and surgical scars
- To decrease localized fat deposits and improve contour of the face, neck, and body
- The face, neck, and jowls (sometimes in combination Embrace RF protocol and FaceTite) hyperlink
- The décolletage (upper chest area)
- Arms and Thighs
- The Abdomen
- Areas with stretchmarks such as the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks
- Post-surgical scars
- Underarms to decrease sweating and odor
Morphues8 vs. Fractora:
What’s the Difference?
At the conclusion of the procedure, ointment will be applied, and you will be given instructions on post-treatment care. It is very important to protect the skin and use sun screen during the healing process. You will likely have some redness and mild swelling, as well as some crusting that may last for several days. Most patients note complete resolution of skin changes by 3-5 days. Many patients see visible improvement in their skin quality and texture immediately after treatment, however, optimal results will take several weeks to appear. Additionally, most patients require a sequence of 3-6 treatments staged 3-6 weeks apart to obtain the best result. After a complete treatment, you will notice continued improvement for several months. Also, most patients benefit from a once a year maintenance treatment to help maintain the newly produced collagen.
Morpheus8 and Fractora
What is Fractora and Morpheus8?
Both are minimally invasive skin rejuvenation treatments that use radiofrequency in combination with microneedling. They differ slightly in how the microneedles enter the skin and how much epidermis is damaged (ablation). Fractora is better suited for skin ablation and textural improvements such as fine lines. Morpheus8 works better for skin tightening, and fat remodeling/contouring. The modalities can be combined safely to obtain best of both technologies.
What areas can be treated?
Almost any area of the body can be treated, including the face, neck, body, arms, and thighs. The treatment is safe, even on very thin areas such as the upper and lower eyelids. The most commonly treated areas include the entire face, neck, inner arms, and thighs/knees.
What skin issues can be treated?
Morpheus8 and Fractora can improve fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, large pores, surgical scars, loose skin, localized fat deposits, and stretchmarks.
Who is a good candidate for treatment?
Patients who present with mild to moderate wrinkles, loose skin, scars, and stretchmarks may benefit from radiofrequency microneedling. Patients who are pregnant, have severe medical issues, or active infections should not proceed with treatment. Additionally, you should have realistic expectations for your results.
How long does the treatment last, how many sessions are needed?
Each session could last between 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on the area treated. Most patients need a series of treatments (3-6) spaced 3-6 weeks apart.
When will I notice results?
Many patients notice tighter, smoother skin immediately after treatment. Most patients will notice improvement after 2-3 weeks, with continued improvement over the following 3 months.
How do I care for my skin after treatment?
You will need to avoid direct sunlight and use sunscreen regularly during the first 2 weeks after the procedure. You will also need to keep the treated area most with a hydrating cream for several days after treatment. Once all the crusting is gone, you may begin to wear makeup.
Are there complications from treatment?
These treatments are very safe for all skin types. Mild side effects are typical and include redness, bruising, swelling, dry/flaky skin, and pinpoint areas of crust and scab. Other complications such as blistering, pain, and change in pigmentation can occur, but are much less common.