About Cellulite Reduction
Lubbock, TX board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Robert Schmid and Dr. Clark Mooty utilize an exceptional approach that produces gorgeous results for our patients using a treatment known as radiofrequency (RF) microneedling with the innovative technology known as Morpheus8. RF microneedling remedies, like Morpheus8, have been around for a number of years and are popular in the cosmetic industry for skin tightening and cellulite reduction. This particular type of treatment uses targeted heat to stimulate the production of collagen in the deeper layers of the skin to reveal a tighter, smoother surface. This technique can be combined with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to maximize the outcomes. At Lubbock Plastic Surgery Institute, we frequently incorporate this new advancement into our Lubbock, TX patient's treatment plans to reduce cellulite, provider smoother, tighter skin, and achieve a luminous complexion.
"I cannot say how pleased I am with Dr. Schmid, his staff, and my results! The entire process from beginning to end was great!"- D. / Healthgrades / Nov 16, 2018
"I saw Dr. Schmid to help me get rid of loose abdominal skin that was a result of weight loss surgery. He did an AMAZING job! I have a flat stomach that doesn't hang over my pants for the first time in life! The confidence this has help me achieve is unbelievable! Dr. Schmid and his staff are GREAT!!!"- J. / Healthgrades / Nov 05, 2019
"I had a great experience with Dr. Schmid and his staff. I could not be happier and pleased with my results."- D.T. / Healthgrades / Oct 15, 2019
"Dr Schmid is an outstanding surgeon ! He does great work . His staff and nurses are top notch and all take great care of the patients. The office is beautiful and inviting! I have had several procedures done and I am so pleased . Give Dr. Schmid and his staff a call . They can help you with all your cosmetic needs."- T.C. / Yelp / Aug 12, 2019
"Dr Schmid is very thorough during the process; at consult, before surgery, and after. He cares about his patients. KM"- Anonymous / RateMDs / Jul 26, 2019
Morpheus8 utilizes a handpiece (with small needles at the end) that is rolled carefully around the skin to puncture and create micro-injuries that "interrupt" the cells and stimulate the production of collagen. Some also refer to this technique as collagen induction therapy. The handheld Morpheus8 device, which emits radiofrequency energy, works by providing brief bursts of RF energy through an array of 25 sterilized, golden microneedles. The power is transmitted through the needles, which simultaneously punctures the skin and returns the electrodes into the skin. The RF energy warms at levels that offer cumulative and ongoing results. New skin grows as the skin heals, leaving the surface feeling and looking smoother, brighter, and more rejuvenated.
What to Expect
Morpheus8 RF microneedling treatments will take place in the Lubbock Plastic Surgery Institute office using a numbing solution to minimize any discomfort. During your procedure, the handpiece will slide across the desired treatment areas, repeating the technique until the desired outcome has been reached. You should anticipate tiny pinpoint scabs to become pronounced 24 – 72 hours post-treatment, which will naturally shed when the underlying micro-injury has healed. Outcomes become visible as the skin heals over a month following a Morpheus8 session. Optimal results generally require 3 – 4 treatments 3 – 4 weeks apart.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I combine cellulite reduction with other body contouring treatments?
Even though Morpheus8 can deliver great results by itself, you may be interested in combining surgical and nonsurgical body contouring procedures for the most comprehensive results. During your initial consultation, discuss your aesthetic goals with our team so that we can create a treatment plan that meets all of your wishes.
What are the benefits of Morpheus8?
Morpheus8 cellulite reduction is safe and effective for most individuals and can be used on almost any area of the body. The RF microneedling technology delivers impressive results, reducing the appearance of cellulite, smoothing the skin, and improving the complexion.
Does Morpheus8 hurt?
In most cases, our team will cleanse and numb your skin (with topical anesthesia) before beginning your treatment. For this reason, many patients report little, if any, discomfort during their treatments. As a matter of fact, the benefits almost always outweigh the discomfort of the treatment, which keeps patients coming back for repeat sessions.