RF Microneedling

A solution for uneven skin tone, texture, fine lines and scarRing.

RF Microneedling with Morpheus8 in Cincinnati Ohio

Microneedling with Radio Frequency (RF) is the latest and greatest generation of microneedling. Regular microneedling (also known as collagen induction therapy, or CIT) is the concept of using tiny needles to penetrate the skin, creating very small channels of which the body heals by laying down new collagen. Microneedling with RF adds radio frequency-generated heat to the skin, which allows the treatment to tighten the skin and contour undesired fat.

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What Is Morpheus8?
Morpheus8 is an advanced fractional radio frequency microneedling device that takes the improvement in superficial skin quality from microneedling and adds the deeper skin-tightening and fat/ adipose remodeling benefits of RF.

Morpheus8 is revolutionary because it treats deeper than most prior microneedling devices and it’s FDA approved as a Subdermal Adipose Remodeling Device, or SARD. This means that Morpheus treats more than just the skin – by directing energy into the tissue below the skin, difficult to treat areas like fatty necks and jowls can be contoured non-surgically.

Procedure Details

What it Treats
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Acne scars or chicken pox scars
  • Poor skin texture
  • Sun damage
  • Deep lines and creases
  • Mild sagging or jowls
  • Enlarged pores
  • Mild to moderate skin laxity
  • Surgical scars
  • Cellulite
  • Stretch marks
  • Vulvar skin laxity
  • Excess fat in the face and neck
  • Hyperhydrosis (excess sweating in the armpits)
Procedure Time
  • Treatments take approximately 20 minutes after numbing, total time in the office is about 1 hour, depending on the size of the treatment area
Recovery Time
  • Mild/moderate redness for 1-2 days (rarely up to 1 week)

How does rf Microneedling with morpheus8 work?

Morpheus8 combines radio frequency technology, microneedling, and fractional treatments to address a variety of skincare problems. Tiny needles penetrate the skin and heat the tissue to stimulate the production of collagen. What makes Morpheus8 different than other microneedling treatments is the depth the needles penetrate the skin. It is the only treatment that can mold fat under the skin to obtain optimal results. Contouring and refining the subdermal layers will enable a more detailed approach to sculpt the face naturally.

Morpheus8 can be combined with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for optimal results!

Process & Results

Procedure Process

The step-by-step patient experience.


Visible results can be seen within a few days, but typically after three weeks the most noticeable results appear. Improvements continue up to three months after treatment.

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Step 1

the consultation

Your complimentary Morpheus8 consultation will begin with an in-depth skin assessment. We will discuss your individual aesthetic goals and budget. Next, our aesthetic team will carefully explain all of your treatment options, including Morpheus8, answering any questions that arise along the way. We will discuss the process, expectations, recovery and any potential side effects of the procedures that are a right fit for you. Finally, if Morpheus8 is determined to be the right technique for your needs, a customized treatment plan will be created, based on your desired results. Pictures are taken to document your transformation. At this time, we will will also discuss the cost of treatment and all of your payment options.

Step 2


On the day of the procedure, topical numbing cream will be applied to the treatment area.
In addition to topical numbing cream, we also offer patients ProNox®. This is a self-delivery nitrous oxide system that significantly assists with any discomfort or anxiety you may have . The gas is completely out of your system after 10 minutes so you can safely drive and resume your normal activities after ProNox® use.

Step 3

Treat the skin

The Morpheus8 device is applied systematically to the treatment area. Patients report a warming sensation against the skin with the radio frequency and some mild discomfort due to the micro needles , but overall the procedure is well tolerated. The treatment itself is quick – about 20 min or less depending on the body part being treated.

Step 4

Post-procedure care

After the Morpheus8 treatment is complete, you will be able to leave our office after 10 min (when the nitrous oxide gas has left your system). You will be given post-procedure instructions. Makeup can be applied the following day. Most patients only experience mild redness for 1-2 days after the procedure. Your next Morpheus8 session will also be scheduled, if indicated. We will also discuss a maintenance skin care regimen to protect your aesthetic investment.

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Morpheus8 Information
What is traditional Microneedling?

Traditional microneedling uses a hand held device that creates tiny holes or channels in the superficial layers (dermis) of the skin, stimulating the body’s production of collagen and elastin. The channels are filled with nutrients such as hyaluronic acid, vitamin C or even PRP. The end result is reduced appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and acne scarring.

What is Radio Frequency?

Radio frequency, or RF for short, is a type of energy that has been scientifically proven to increase collagen and elastin. This energy is safe and effective for cosmetic improvements that include scar reduction and skin tightening.

What is Morpheus8 / RF Microneedling?

The Morpheus8 is a state of the art treatment that combines the microneedling with radio frequency. The RF energy delivers the thermal energy to the deeper layers of tissue via the adjustable microneedles. Therefore, both the epidermis (outer layer ) and the dermis (inner layer ) of the skin are treated for maximum results.

What are the benefits of Morpheus8 RF Microneedling over other RF Microneedling devices?

Morpheus8 is more advanced than earlier versions of RF micrnoneedling (Fractora, Profound, Scarlet, Infini etc). Morpheus8 delivers the RF energy deeper (ranges from 1mm to 5 mm deep). The deeper you go, the more collagen formulation you can stimulate. This device allows your aesthetic specialist to to vary the depth of the treatment based on the area of the body that is being treated and the desired result. Little to no thermal damage to the dermis, unlike other radio frequency-assisted microneedling devices. The engineering of the RF needles (spacing of the needles, design and ergonomics of the hand piece and needles) make Morpheus8 a comfortable procedure with minimal to no downtime compared to other RF microneedling devices of prior generations.

How quickly will I see results?

Visible results can be seen after a few days, continual improvements occur up to 3 months after treatment.

What are the risks of Morpheus8?

The risks of RF microneedling (Morpheus8) are rare. However, during the consultation process, our aesthetic specialists will review the remote possible complications of Morpheus8 including: bleeding, infection, bruising, uneven swelling or discoloration, allergic reaction to the anesthesia, and skin burns.

How is Morpheus8 different than a Microneedling Treatment?

Microneedling is the treatment that uses tiny needles to penetrate the skin, creating very small channels that nutrients or platelet rich plasma can be delivered to. Also, when the body heals these microscopic channels, it makes new collagen and elastin. Microneedling with RF is the next latest and greatest generation of microneedling. RF adds radio frequency-generated heat to the skin, which allows the treatment to tighten the skin and contour undesired fat. The Morpheus8 treatment is FDA approved as a Subdermal Adipose Remodeling Device (SARD). Morpheus8 can sculpt and even destroy the fat under the skin. Morpheus8 can also improve the texture of the skin, providing smoothing, tightening, and improvement of scars and dilated pores. During a Morpheus8 treatment, your provider at Amy Brenner MD and Associates can adjust the RF microneedles to a depth of up to 4 millimeters, deeper than any other microneedling device to on the market. The addition of the RF energy allows the full depth of treatment to extend to 5 mm.

Is Microneedling with RF (Morpheus8) painful?

At Amy Brenner MD & Associates, we go above and beyond to ensure your comfort during all of our aesthetic procedures. Most MediSpa only use topical numbing cream during their offered procedures. In addition to topical numbing cream, we also offer patients ProNox®. This is a self-delivery nitrous oxide system that significantly assists with any discomfort or anxiety you may have . The gas is completely out of your system after 10 minutes so you can safely drive and resume your normal activities after ProNox® use. Most patients only feel a warming sensation from the RF and the feeling of the microneedles will be significantly reduced.

What are the side effects after treatment with Morpheus8?

Side effects of Morpheus8 may include temporary redness and swelling. Most patients experience redness for 1-2 days. Rarely, the redness could last for up to 1 week. It is possible that some patients may experience temporary bruising. The microneedling aspect of treatment may leave tiny points on the skin that crust and flake off. In addition, occasionally a patient may report mild tenderness in the treated area.

How many treatments are needed to see results?

Some patients may see improvement in as little as one treatment. Most patients notice maximal results with a series of 3 treatments. We can make an accurate estimate of treatment outcome by observing the condition of your skin, including texture, tone, and laxity, during your consultation.

How soon after treatment can I wear makeup?

The Morpheus8 has minimal downtime. Makeup can be applied 1 day after the treatment.

What body parts / areas can be treated?

The most commonly treated areas are the face and neck. But here’s a list of other areas that our patients have benefited from Morpheus8: Entire Face; Neck (for skin tightening and fat destruction); Jowls; Décolletage (chest); Knees; Arms; Abdomen (stretch marks and skin tightening); Areas with Stretchmarks (Abdomen, Thighs, Buttocks); Post-Surgical Scars, such as with Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Abdominoplasty; Banana Roll under Buttocks; Axilla - ie Underarms for Sweating and Odor; Vulva ( in combination with Votiva/Forma V or Aviva Scarless Labiaplasty); labia majora.

How many treatments will I need?

Depending on your concerns, goals and budget, you can expect to have between 1-3 sessions. If you have deep acne scarring or stretchmarks, you may require 4-6 treatments to the desired result. Every patient is different and during your consultation we’ll be able to outline a course of treatment based on your individual aesthetic goals and budget.

Can anyone use Morpheus8?

Morpheus8 has color-blind technology which means it can be used on all skin types. This unique property allows darker skin to be treated.

Can this be used in combination with other treatments?

Morpheus8 can be performed alone or combined with additional treatments such as dermal fillers (for volume loss) or Botox Cosmetic, for a more comprehensive facial rejuvenation. PRP can be applied immediately after the Morepheus8 RF microneedling treatment for any enhanced effect due to the growth factors contained within PRP. Morpheus8 is also used along with Votive (Forma V) for a nonsurgical , noninvasive rejuvenation of the vulva and labia majora/minora.

What kind of post-procedure care is required?

Our aesthetic specialists will discuss with you a personalized post procedure plan. It typically includes our post procedure kit of growth factors, moisturizers and sun screen.

How long should I wait in between treatments?

We recommend 4 weeks between each treatment session.

How long does treatment take?

Depending on the body/are of treatment, treatments are generally 15-20 minutes after numbing, which takes 30-45 minutes.

Why choose Amy Brenner, MD & Associates for Morpheus8 treatment?

The aesthetic team at Amy Brenner, MD & Associates can customize a treatment plan for you based on your aesthetic goals and budget. We have an Arsenal of tools available ranging from traditional microneedling, microneedling with PRP (Vampire Facial) , or RF microneedling with or without PRP, and more. We have the knowledge, experience, and expertise to deliver appropriate and meaningful results from Morpheus8. We don’t believe it when people say “I want to age gracefully.” You deserve to look your best! You wouldn’t let your car rust or the paint chip off your walls. Looking youthful as you age doesn’t have to be a dream nor does it mean that you have go under the knife.

What skin issues can be improved with Morpheus8?

Morpheus8 RF Microneedling can significantly improve areas of the skin that have fine lines, wrinkles, dull skin tone, enlarged pores, skin laxity, acne or chicken pox scars, surgical scars, stretch marks and small pockets of fat ( jowls, neck, bra fat), excess sweating (armpit or axilla).

Does Morpheus8 really improve the appearance of stretch marks?

Stretch marks have been the aesthetic’s world nemesis...they have been difficult to treat. With Morpeus8’s newest 8 mm tip, this is the best treatment for stretch marks in Ohio. With this 8 mm tip, Morpheus 8 has the capacity to treat the collagen deep within the dermis of the skin causing stretch marks to fade into the past.

It's simple— identify the problem areas of your body and we will recommend the right treatment plan for you.