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Morpheus8 revolutionizes skin rejuvenation by utilizing a minimally invasive technique that blends microneedling and radiofrequency (RF) energy. During this treatment, ultra-fine needles create tiny micropunctures in the skin while simultaneously administering RF energy to facilitate further tissue remodeling. By treating both the dermis and epidermis, this method triggers the body’s innate healing process, leading to the generation of fresh collagen and elastin within these vital skin layers. [1]

Dr. Lee Au of Pacific Med Health Group offers the Morpheus8 treatment as an excellent option for individuals seeking to enhance the tone and texture of their skin. With this treatment, you can also experience a tightening effect, resulting in beautifully youthful-looking skin. Dr. Au is based in Pomona and proudly serves patients in the Greater Los Angeles area, as well as those in the Inland Empire and Apple Valley regions. Discover the transformative, all-over beauty after Morpheus8 treatment for yourself. Call 800-555-5551 or fill out this form to get started with a consultation appointment.

About Morpheus8

Morpheus8 combines the power of two clinically proven treatments, microneedling and minimally invasive radiofrequency, to deliver remarkable effects on the skin. By harnessing these techniques, Morpheus8 stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, tightens fibers, and contours fat for impressive results.

Unlike traditional microneedling, which typically reaches a depth of only 1.5 to 2 millimeters, Morpheus8 offers customization based on each patient’s unique requirements. The treatment can be adjusted to penetrate as shallow as 0.5mm or as deep as 8mm, allowing for precise fat contouring at deeper levels and targeted skin rejuvenation at more superficial levels. [2]

The most sought-after areas for treatment include:

  • Loose or sagging skin in the jowls, jawline, and neck
  • Wrinkles and fine lines on the face
  • Puffy lids and under-eye bags
  • Loose skin on the body
  • Acne, acne scars, and stretch marks

The great thing about RF energy is that it doesn’t damage your skin’s pigment or cause significant harm. It works by creating a gentle electric current that doesn’t harm your skin’s natural color. That means it can be used on all skin types without any issues. [3]

Because RF energy can go deeper into your skin, it can stimulate collagen (a protein that keeps your skin firm) and help produce more of it. It can also encourage the production of elastin (which helps your skin stay flexible) and hyaluronic acid (which keeps your skin hydrated). So, RF energy is a versatile treatment that can benefit people looking to improve all aspects of the skin’s texture and appearance!

What is RadioFrequency Energy?

RF energy works differently than other treatments. It uses a special kind of heating to warm up the layers of your skin; this heating process happens because of how certain molecules in your skin respond to electric fields. Think of these molecules as tiny magnets. Normally, they’re randomly scattered in your skin. But when the electric field is turned on, they start aligning themselves in a certain way. This movement creates friction and generates heat.

What are the Benefits of Morpheus8?

Morpheus8 offers a range of noticeable benefits, including skin quality and facial contouring in a single treatment session. It is also effective in improving active acne and diminishing the appearance of acne scars, resulting in a more even skin tone and texture and clearer skin. [4] Moreover, Morpheus8 can help minimize enlarged pores and fade skin discoloration caused by sun damage. Additionally, it tackles stretch marks by breaking down the scar tissue, leading to firmer and smoother skin anywhere on the body.

Ideal Candidates

People who have noticed changes in their skin as they’ve aged are typically good candidates for Morpheus8 treatment. If you have sagging or wrinkled skin on areas such as the face, abdomen, thighs, arms, or buttocks, Morpheus8 may be a suitable option for you.

It’s important to note that Morpheus8 is not intended for weight loss purposes. The best results are typically achieved when individuals are within their optimal weight range. If you have a pacemaker or any metal implants near the treatment area, you are not a suitable candidate for Morpheus8.

To determine if Morpheus8 will be beneficial for you, it’s recommended to consult with Dr. Au. He will be able to assess your specific needs and provide personalized guidance.

Personal Consultation

Dr. Au considers the consultation as a time not to pitch procedures to the patient, but rather an opportunity to understand the patient’s concerns, goals, and expectations. During the consultation, Dr. Au focuses on building a trusting relationship with the patient and providing them with comprehensive information about their options. This includes discussing the benefits, risks, and potential outcomes of different procedures, as well as addressing any questions or concerns the patient may have. 

Dr. Au believes in educating patients about the available treatments so they can make informed decisions that align with their individual needs and desires. Dr. Au and the patient work together to create a personalized treatment plan that meets the patient’s goals and ensures their satisfaction and well-being.


Before your Morpheus8 treatment, you should take certain precautions for optimal results and safety. First and foremost, it is advised to avoid skin irritation by refraining from direct sun exposure, sunbathing, or tanning. This is crucial as it can lead to increased heat sensation during the treatment.

In addition, it is recommended to discontinue the use of topical irritant products, such as retinol and tretinoin, for 2-3 days prior to your scheduled treatment. This helps minimize any potential skin sensitivity or adverse reactions.

On the day of your appointment, it is essential to arrive with clean skin in the treatment area. Please ensure that you do not have any

  • Makeup
  • Lotions or creams
  • Perfumes or cologne
  • Jewelry
  • Skincare products

on the treatment area; this allows for the best adherence and effectiveness of the Morpheus8 treatment. To ensure a successful and safe treatment, it is advisable to follow these guidelines and consult with Dr. Au who can provide personalized recommendations based on your specific situation.

The Procedure

Before the procedure, a local anesthetic cream will be applied to the cleansed skin and left for approximately 30 to 45 minutes. This step aims to minimize any potential discomfort experienced during the treatment. Once the skin is prepared, a handheld device is applied to the targeted area, allowing the microneedles to create tiny punctures in the skin. These microneedles then emit RF waves, penetrating deep into the dermal layer. Due to their small size, most patients find the procedure tolerable and straightforward.


Right after your session, you may notice that your skin resembles a moderate sunburn, and it might feel slightly warmer or tighter than usual. It’s important to support the healing process by refraining from engaging in exercise or strenuous activities for the first 24 hours after treatment. Additionally, it’s recommended to avoid applying makeup for 48 hours following the procedure.

During this healing period, remember to regularly apply sunscreen and shield your skin from direct sunlight. After the treatment, you can typically resume your work or normal activities immediately, as Morpheus8 is designed to fit seamlessly into your routine. By following these guidelines, you can help optimize your results and ensure a smooth recovery process.

The Results of Morpheus8

Results can usually be observed around one month after the treatment, with further improvements occurring gradually over time and with subsequent Morpheus8 sessions. In one study, 93% of the patients reported satisfaction with the results and expressed willingness to undergo the procedure again. [5] Among patients with skin types II–IV, 90% experienced an improvement in smoothness and a reduction in wrinkles, while 87% observed enhanced skin tightness. [6]

Smoother, brighter, tighter skin in any treated area – that’s the beauty of Morpheus8!

Corresponding & Complementary Procedures 

In addition to Morpheus8 treatment, there are several corresponding and complementary procedures that Dr. Au may recommend based on the patient’s desired outcome. These procedures can be combined with Morpheus8 to enhance the overall results and address specific concerns. Some corresponding and complementary procedures may include:

  • Botox or dermal fillers – These injectable treatments can be used to target specific wrinkles, lines, and volume loss in the face, providing additional rejuvenation and smoothing effects.
  • Anti-aging treatments – HRT is a medical treatment that can effectively address age-related hormone imbalances, such as declining levels of estrogen or testosterone. By restoring hormonal balance, HRT can have a positive impact on various aspects of aging, including improving skin elasticity, reducing wrinkles, and enhancing overall vitality. 
  • Neck lift – For patients with increased levels of neck laxity, Dr. Au may discuss the benefits of a neck lift, which can significantly address loose skin in this area.

What is the Cost of Morpheus8 in Pomona, CA?

Discuss the cost of your treatment plan, along with any pertinent information you need to know, during your consultation with Dr. Au. Call 800-555-5551 today or reach out online for more information.


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