Our skin changes over time, losing its youthful appearance, developing brown spots, wrinkles, and laxity. Rejuvenate your skin with TotalFX, a new procedure that yields remarkable, long lasting results with just one treatment.
It is the gold standard in facial rejuvenation and is based on the results of the latest advances in laser technology. It combines two laser technologies: ActiveFX and DeepFX. This treatment can also be used to treat acne scarring and stretch marks. It is a fast, office-based procedure with minimal patient downtime. TotalFX is your single-treatment solution for beautiful, younger-looking skin.
TotalFX Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing:
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
- Noticeably improves skin tone and texture
- Causes immediate skin tightening
- Procedures performed by Dr. Rasmussen
The high energy beam targets wrinkles, pigmentation issues, texture problems, and acne scars. It also stimulates the growth of collagen resulting in skin that continues to improve over the next 4 to 6 months.
The procedure involves treating only a fraction of the skin's surface, leaving bridges of untouched skin to aid in the regeneration process.
Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing utilizes UltraPulse technology, the gold standard of CO2 lasers, to deliver a low downtime but highly effective treatment that can be customized to each client.
Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing allows the Doctor to choose the volume of skin left untreated, therefore tailoring the treatment to each clients needs. Fractional CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing delivers thousands of tiny laser pulses in a pattern over the skin, during the procedure a high-energy beam of light not only smoothes out skin and removes brown spots but it also heats the targeted zones shrinking collagen and tightening the skin immediately. The treatment also heats deeper layers of skin tissue resulting in the stimulation of new collagen. The DeepFX component of the treatment is done first. It is used to stimulate long-term remodeling of the dermis which results in skin tightening, wrinkle reductions and improvement of scars. The ActiveFX component is done immediately after. It is used to resurface the epidermis which results in fine wrinkle reduction, smoothing out the texture of the skin, pore size reduction and pigment correction. The outcome of the TotalFX treatment is a fresher, more youthful appearance with a downtime of 5-8 days.
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Common Questions & Answers About CO2 Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing
What is Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing?
It is a laser procedure that will help correct common skin conditions such as fine lines & wrinkles, brown spots, scars and skin irregularity issues by delivering thousands of tiny laser pulse in a pattern over the skin.
Where can Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing be used?
The most common areas are the face and neck.
How long does the treatment take?
A treatment normally takes around 60 minutes, although time varies depending upon the area being treated.
How soon will I see results?
Results are seen immediately but continued improvement with be noticed over the following 6 months.
Are there any potential side effects?
As with any laser resurfacing procedure, there are risks to the procedure to include scarring and prolonged redness or pigmentary issues However, the technology of this laser system significantly reduces the risk for these concerns.
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