Active Fx procedures also involve treating a small but slightly larger area of the skin compared to the DeepFX. The ActiveFX stays more superficial with less penetration to remove sun damage or spots. The ActiveFX laser causes:
What is a laser resurfacing treatment like?
Active Fx treatments are typically performed in Dr. Zormeier’s office. You will receive some medications to make your treatment more comfortable. As the microbeams are applied, you will feel a warm sensation at the treatment area. Immediately following the treatment, your skin will feel warm, and will be similar in appearance to a deep sunburn. Over the next several days, you will follow a gentle washing and moisturizing regimen, and avoid direct exposure to sunlight. As your skin heals, it will begin to flake and you will notice improvement in your wrinkles, fine lines, and sun spots.
For deeper lines and wrinkles, the laser stimulates collagen production and will continue to improve over the a 6 month period from the time of treatment.
Face, around the lips, Crows Feet, Neck, Upper chest, Hands, Arms