medAge Staff

December 7, 2023 2:58 pm

In the world of aesthetic medicine, choosing the right treatment for rejuvenating and enhancing the skin's appearance can be a daunting task. Each year, newer technologies emerge, promising better results than their predecessors.

The real challenge? Deciphering what's genuinely effective. 

Among the giants in the realm of skin treatments are Morpheus8 (M8) and CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing. Individually, they offer impressive outcomes, but when combined with Boost CAS, the results are nothing short of spectacular. 

Skin rejuvenation expert Dr. Laura Ellis, stands at the forefront of delivering amplified results that outshine the effects of using just Morpheus8 or CO2 laser alone.

The Differences Between Morpheus8 vs CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Morpheus8 and CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing are both powerhouses in skin rejuvenation, but their functionalities and benefits differ.

Morpheus8 (M8):

  • Mechanism: Morpheus8 operates as a microneedling device, infused with radiofrequency energy. It creates tiny punctures in the skin, which initiates the body's natural healing process.
  • Benefits: The key advantage of M8 is its capacity to stimulate collagen production. This natural protein assists in skin tightening, ensuring a more youthful appearance.
  • Recovery: Being minimally invasive, the Morpheus8 treatment often results in minimal downtime. Patients can quickly return to their routine, making it an ideal treatment for those with tight schedules.

CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing:

  • Mechanism: This treatment uses a carbon dioxide laser to vaporize the outer layers of damaged skin. By doing so, it encourages the regeneration of a fresher, younger-looking skin layer underneath.
  • Benefits: CO2 Laser Resurfacing is particularly proficient in treating deeper skin issues. It excels in addressing severe wrinkles, pronounced sun damage, uneven skin tone, and scars that other treatments might not effectively target.
  • Recovery: The intensity of CO2 Laser Resurfacing often necessitates a longer recovery period. Patients may need to take extra precautions and downtime, but the results can be transformative.
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What Do Morpheus8 and CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing Treat?

Morpheus8 primarily addresses skin laxity, fine lines, acne scars, and general skin texture concerns. 

CO2 Laser Resurfacing excels in treating deeper wrinkles, sun damage, uneven skin tone, and scars.

What Results Can Be Expected?

Patients can anticipate smoother, firmer, and more radiant skin post-treatment. The synergistic effects of combining M8 with CO2 Laser Resurfacing means more comprehensive results, targeting both the surface and deeper layers of the skin. Adding Boost CAS enhances the treatment, ensuring more profound and lasting outcomes.

Read our blogs on How Long Does CO2 Laser Resurfacing Last and How Long Does Morpheus8 Last

Why You Should Choose Both

Using Morpheus8 or CO2 Laser Resurfacing alone indeed provides commendable results. However, by integrating both procedures, patients experience a multifaceted approach that addresses a wide range of skin concerns in one session. This dual strategy promotes faster healing, leveraging the benefits of each method, and compounding their effects for superior results.

Embrace Your Skin Glow With Morpheus8 and CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Glowing skin is more than just about looking good; it's a reflection of optimal skin health and vitality. By opting for combined treatments at medAge, you're not just choosing to appear younger; you're investing in holistic skin health, which transcends superficial aesthetics. Let your skin tell a story of radiance, resilience, and rejuvenation.

Dr. Laura Ellis, a stalwart in Customized Medicine and Aesthetics, believes in offering the best to her patients. At medAge, treatments are more than just procedures; they're an experience that melds science with aesthetics.

With clinics situated in the heart of Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, achieving your dream skin is just a consultation away. For detailed treatment options or to schedule an appointment, contact medAge. Embrace the future of skincare today.

Ask a Question or Book an appointment at medAge™ in Asheville & Greenville. Call 828-684-1212