Nobody Mentioned the Impact on the Eyes but Love the Results on the Skin
- updated 5 years ago
I am only on Day 2 after my Active FX procedure,...
- 3 Aug 2008
I am only on Day 2 after my Active FX procedure, but today is the first day I can actually focus on print and keep my eyes open for more than a few minutes. The shield that wes placed under my left eyelid scratched the cornea and caused much discomfort. The Tetracaine topical anesthestic apparently caused both pupils to remain dilated for 48 hrs. My skin appears to be healing fine, and I have no real pain. I have no idea what the final results will be. The pain during the procedure as well as the unintended side effects are enough to deter me from having this done as extensively (forehead to clavicle) again.
I am now on Day 5 and ready to go out in public...
- 6 Aug 2008
I am now on Day 5 and ready to go out in public. I am very pleased with the results of the peel, but my scratched cornea continues to bother me. There has been no other pain except during the procedure, but this was considerable. I should mention that I am over 60 and had a fairly deep treatment from forehead to clavicle. I would consider another more limited ActiveFX treatment sometime in the future but would definitely not go onto the eyelids. I consider this procedure to be a good, albeit temporary, solution to an actual facelift with much less down time.