Total FX is a laser treatment conducted using the UltraPulse by Lumenis, Inc. The consisting of Active FX and Deep FX. Active FX and Deep FX can both be stand alone procedures. However, for the optimal results inquire about treatment utilizing them in combination.
ActiveFX offers patients a method for eliminating moderate to deep lines and creases due to aging, sun damage, acne scars and more. CO2 laser resurfacing allows for dramatic, long-lasting results with only minimal downtime.
With ActiveFX, a high-enery beam of laser light interacts with the skin’s surface causing the upper layer to peel off and regenerate a layer of new, healthy skin.
Before fractional CO2 laser resurfacing, an average of 6 weeks of downtime was necessary for recovery. With ActiveFX downtime is anywhere from 3-7 days depending on treatment chosen and settings used. ActiveFX focuses on the 3 T’s: Tone, Texture, and Tightening and is typically a single treatment with results lasting for years.
Some of the features that make ActiveFX a worthwhile treatment are:
- Benefits persist after long term follow-up
- Superior results for treating deep wrinkles
- Quick procedure with fewer passes, enabling for less chance of complications.
- Different settings allow for treating milder indications and shorter downtime.
- Darker skin tones can be treated safely and effectively on the correct settings.
Similar to ActiveFX, DeepFX offers spot treatment going deeper into the skin to correct more prominent wrinkles and scars while ActiveFX offers a large, superficial spot treatment. Aging leads to visible signs deep in the dermis that include fine lines, deep wrinkles, and texture irregularities. To treat these problems, it is necessary to reach the deep layers of the skin, DeepFX has this capacity.
Before fractional CO2 laser resurfacing, an average of 6 weeks of downtime was necessary for recovery. With DeepFX downtime is anywhere from 3-7 days depending on treatment chosen and settings used. DeepFX focuses on the 3 T’s: Tone, Texture, and Tightening and is typically a single treatment with results lasting for years.
DeepFX produces a dramatic effect on the skin:
- Improves wrinkles, scars and folds
- Improves skin tone and texture
- Stimulates new collagen formation and plumps the skin.
Last Updated on September 20, 2016 by Dr Dayan