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Recommended Wait Time Between Deep FX Treatments?

What is the recommended waiting time between DeepFX treatments and the rationale behind? Thanks.

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Wait Time Between Deep FX Treatments

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Because collagen remodeling occurs for several months after Deep FX, we usually recommend waiting 4-6 months between treatments for severely wrinkled skin. With hypertrophic or keloidal scarring, treatments can be done at 4-8 week intervals.


Baltimore Dermatologist
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Waiting time between DeepFX or ActiveFX treatments

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The wait time between repeat ActiveFX or DeepFX if needed is usually 6 months. Patients will continue to experience remodeling of their skin for 3-6 months after their treatments so patients should wait to see where they are at the 6 month point prior to deciding on whether a second treatment is needed.

I hope you find my answer helpful.

Steven E. Rasmussen, MD, FAAD
Austin Dermatologist
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