Fractional laser (TotalFX, ActiveFX, and DeepFX)
Understanding TotalFX fractional laser resurfacing
TotalFX is a type of fractional CO2 laser technique that uses both the techniques of ActiveFX and DeepFX. The fine lines and wrinkles, and acne scars are smoothed out using a high-energy beam of laser light. It also helps in the reduction of brown spots. The formation of underlying collagen is also stimulated so that you will see improvement even after the treatment.
ActiveFX is a type of fractional CO2 laser technique that is utilized to treat superficial skin problems in active persons. The healing process is faster and you can get back to your normal activities sooner.
DeepFX is a type of fractional CO2 laser technique that is utilized to treat deeper (that affect the dermis) skin problems including wrinkles and scars.
What is the duration of TotalFX ?
An individual treatment session last for around 20 minutes. TotalFX has to be taken for a long duration sometimes even for years.
Benefits of taking a TotalFX
The wrinkles and fine lines are reduced
The collagen is tightened immediately
Deeper lines are softened
Skin texture and tone are improved
Sun damage spots and age spots are reduced and eliminated
Formation of new collagen tissue is stimulated and the skin becomes plump
What is the recovery period ?
Recovery period is similar to recovering from any other laser treatment procedure. After the treatment the skin may get swollen and feel sunburned. You can use ice packs to cool the area and take the medicines as prescribed. The skin begins to heal after a few days. It is advised to moisturize your skin after treatment and avoid sun exposure.
When are the results of the procedure visible ?
Results can be seen immediately after the treatment and they get better over time. The skin heals and peels gradually over time and formation of new collagen is stimulated, thereby, filling wrinkles and fine lines and reducing and elimination skin discolorations.