Here at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, our team of board-certified dermatologists is at the forefront of the field of dermatologic laser treatments. The Lumenis Active FX is just one of the many fractional skin resurfacing treatments that we offer.

What is the Lumenis Active FX?

The Lumenis Active FX is an ablative CO2 fractional skin resurfacing laser. Not only does the Lumenis Active FX decrease the appearance of sunspots and scars, it stimulates the production of collagen, which will lead to gradually improving results as time goes by. The doctor uses the high-energy laser to target the unwanted spots or wrinkles on the face, leaving some areas untouched. By treating just a “fraction” of the skin on the face, the healing process is much quicker.

What Does Lumenis Active FX Treat?

The San Diego Lumenis Active FX treatment is used to treat a variety of skin conditions with great success. The board-certified dermatologists at CLDerm commonly use the laser to treat patients with: 

The Lumenis Active FX has proven to be effective in treating the superficial layers of the skin, often having the greatest impact on reducing the appearance of sun damage, thus giving the skin a more youthful glow.

Watch Dr. Goldman Discuss Active/Deep FX  Laser Treatment for Acne Scars

Lumenis Active FX FAQs: 

Our dermatologists know how confusing it can be to try to determine the proper laser treatment for your condition. They have answered some frequently asked questions about the Lumenis Active FX to help make this process easier.

Q: Is the treatment painful?

A: Our doctors do everything they can to ensure the pain associated with any of their laser treatments is minimal. Prior to a Lumenis Active FX treatment, the doctor will apply a topical numbing cream that will set on the skin for up to 60 minutes before the laser is used. This will keep the patient from feeling much of the laser during the treatment. After the procedure, the patient may experience some redness and/or burning that will diminish within a few days and that can be soothed with an ice pack.

Q: How many treatments will I need?

A: While it does depend on your exact case, most people will want to get 3-5 treatments to see ideal results. Your skin type, skin condition, and other factors will help your doctor determine the right number of treatments for you.

Q: How expensive is the Lumenis Active FX procedure?

A: The number of treatments and length of treatment will vary from one individual to the next; therefore, we cannot give one flat rate. Cost will be determined after visiting the doctor for a consultation and getting your treatment plan.

Q: How long will the results last?

A: As long as you take care of your skin and protect it from sun exposure, you should be happy with your results for quite some time. And because Lumenis Active FX stimulates collagen production, you will actually continue to see improvement in your results for several months after the treatment.

Q: Who makes a good candidate for Lumenis Active FX treatment?

A: A good candidate is typically anyone looking to reduce the appearance of sunspots, scarring, and/or fine lines. During your consultation with one of the renowned San Diego dermatologists at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, your doctor will examine your skin’s particular condition and recommend the treatment plan they feel will best meet your needs and give you the youthful appearance you’re looking for.

Watch a Patient Testimonial for Active/Deep FX Treatments

Call Cosmetic Laser Dermatology to Schedule a Lumenis Active FX Consultation Today

If you are interested in learning more about fractional skin resurfacing treatments like the Lumenis Active FX, contact the board-certified dermatologists and laser experts at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego to schedule a consultation. Call us at (858) 943-2113 and we would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have and schedule an appointment. The Lumenis Active FX may be just the treatment for you.

For more information about fractional resurfacing, contact us today.