I am scheduled to get my entire face and neck receive an Active FX treatment. I am also receiving some light Smartlipo on my neck. How long will I have to wait to do Cardio on the elliptical?
How Long Do I Have to Wait to Exercise After Active Fx?
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Exercise after Active FX laser resurfacing
After an Active FX treatment, I usually recommend waiting two weeks before resuming exercise. At the very least, a patient should wait until after peeling has occurred, which is usually around a week.
Exercise after Active FX
Thanks for the question.
I would consult with your physician regarding activity restrictions. For my patients, following an Active FX, I allow them to return to regular activity at around the 2 week mark once the skin is fully re-epithelialized and well healed.
Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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