AGING SKIN - Fine Lines & Wrinkles - Active FX®

What is ActiveFX?

ActiveFX or 'fractional resurfacing' is a laser based treatment effective for treating age spots, wrinkles, acne scars, and crepe skin. It is generally a great way to see skin rejuvenation without the downtime of surgery.

Are ActiveFX treatments permanent?

Treating age spots, acne scars, and other various unwanted skin blemishes can have long lasting results with ActiveFX if patients maintain a healthy lifestyle and take proper care of their skin.

No skin rejuvenation treatment is permanent and repeat treatments may be necessary after years of further aging and wear on the skin.

Who is an ideal candidate for ActiveFX?

Individuals who are looking for minimally invasive treatment options with quick results for pigmentation disorders should seek out ActiveFX.

What treatment area is ActiveFX best for?

Treatments can range from the face, neck, chest, and hands.

How is the ActiveFX treatment performed?

ActiveFX treatments are performed with the use of laser technology which involves a topical anesthetic to numb the skin before the treatment begins. A laser is used to fractionally resurface the desired treatment area. The laser involves the use of high-pulsed lights which act to purposefully damage areas of skin to be removed, including areas of discoloration and areas with wrinkles. The treatment is usually performed once, however maintenance treatments are an option.

What is the ActiveFX recovery period like?

Recovering from the procedure is much like any laser treatment. The skin may feel slightly sunburned and swollen and may require a bit of cooling with an ice pack. The skin will likely appear as a sunburn and this will subside over a few days or weeks as the skin heals and begins to peel.

Keeping the skin moisturized is always a good idea as is avoiding prolonged exposure to the sun. It is possible to get back to work and an everyday routine in one week.

When do I see results from ActiveFX?

Results are often visible right away and progressively get more noticeable as time goes by. The skin will peel and heal over as new collagen is formed, thus softening fine lines, removing discolorations on the face, and tightening loose skin. The results may reach their peak up to five months


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