I've got moderate acne scars on my cheeks and forehead. Would Active FX be a good acne scar treatment?
Does Active FX Work on Acne Scars?
Doctor Answers (3)
Laser treatment for acne scars
Active FX is a fractionated CO2 laser. Fractionated lasers apply a principle that is similar to aerating your lawn. By maintaining intact skin in between areas of injury you help facilitate quicker healing with less risk for things such as hypopigmentation.
Active FX is a superficial laser treatment and will work well for mild acne scars. Deeper scars require a deeper treatment such as the Deep FX which is made by the same laser company that makes Active FX.
Fractional CO2 Laser is the New Gold Standard for Acne Scar Revision
Active Fx & Acne
The Active Fx can be effective in improving mild acne scarring. However it is of minimal value in more severe scarring as is seen in cystic acne. Certain skin types respond Bette than otherw.
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