Active FX

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ActiveFX, also called MaxFX, is fractional laser technology used an anti-aging treatment. LEARN MORE ›

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Halfway through my procedure, 2 weeks post Deep Fx. This is probably the best technology so far for the results. Had cystic acne and sun damage, 47yrs old. The results are much better than I expected.I am a realist with these procedures. The first week looked a bit frightening with all the... READ MORE

I read this website up and down while preparing to do my Active FX so I do feel the need to write about my experience. If you want the quick summary, check out the end.For starters, it is important to note I am a 28 year old male and did this for acne scars.Month before procedure: Doc has me do... READ MORE

I have a lifelong background in outdoor activities and sun exposure. Recently, after extensive exposure, my face started to show horrible discoloration and spotting. I went to multiple doctors and clinics throughout Seattle, as well as in California. I was told time and time again that my... READ MORE

I am a 29 yr old male and had acne during my teens and early 20s and was left with some scarring (mild/moderate) and dark spots over mainly my cheeks and chin. I went to get the active FX laser done to hopefully get some of it cleared up.I did this procedure exactly 2 weeks ago, and I am rather... READ MORE

I ended up with "post treatment hyperpigmentation" under both eyes and now need further treatments, bleaching creams, etc. to get rid of the dark brown and redish scarring under my eys. I am 50 and had some fairly deep wrinkles under the eyes and thin skin, but pretty clear, smooth skin... READ MORE

I had my neck and face done. It is now 2 months later. I had deep Active FX on some areas of my face per the doctor. Painful but I wanted this done. Face was very swollen and red, and eyes swollen 3/4 shut. Red skin diminised but it took about 6 weeks. Now I have brown spots and white... READ MORE

I had quite creppy pigmented skin for 37. My job (area i no longer work in) had me working in quite harsh conditions. I did wear SPF 50 daily but it still took its toll. I had Deep Active FX to remove pigmentation and tighten my skin.I had Deep Active FX Done in November 08 and again in February... READ MORE

I had the Active FX done on Saturday, June 28, In Doylestown. Paid $1500; if i have subsequent treatments, they will cost $750. The doctor recommends having them done twice per year for anti-aging. I'm 53 and have some crows feet & sagging. Also have lines above my lip from smoking. ... READ MORE

I wanted a treatment mainly for acne scarring on the sides of my face (both indented and ice picked). I also was looking for just a smoother appearance overall. After trying microdermabrasion and light chemical peels at my dermatologists office, I saw absolutely no results. The esthetician at my... READ MORE

I had my active fx procedure done on Thursday, today is day 3 since the treatment. An hour before my treatment, my faced was prepped with numbing cream. I was told by my doctor that the actual procedure would sting a bit like hot sand hitting your face, but an assistant would be blowing cool air... READ MORE

Wish list - improvement in sagging neck, wrinkles above lips and around eyes - 1st day out - face deep red, uncomfortable but not unbearable. Procedure was a bit uncomfortable especially around the mouth - no anesthesia other than lidocaine gel. Will keep site updated 2 daysout  -... READ MORE

I just had the procedure done today and since I'm confining myself to the house for four days I will update this regularly. I had the procedure done at 6:00 tonight (9/4/08). It was entirely painless for me. The doctor put a numbing ointment on my face but gave me no pain killers or anything. ... READ MORE

The main reason i am writing this is bc. So many people over paid. I paid 1350.00 In Bucks Pa. Also the next treatments drop to 700.00. Dont get ripped off. :) I woke up today swollen and red. I am sure it will get better as I go though. Update: I had this Active fx yesterday evening. I... READ MORE

I am a 39 year old smoker who has spent much of her life baking at the beach and since pregnancy has been plagued by acne. As such, I have hyper-pigmentation, large pores, acne scars, crows feet & smoker's lines around my mouth.I had the procedure (full face) 4 days ago and today is the... READ MORE

Hello,I am male, skin type II, and on day 17 post-procedure for lower lid trans-conjunctival blephoraplasty with full face Active FX. I healed well from both procedures with the exception of my under eye area where I am experiencing intense residual redness that has faded minimally. I... READ MORE

Completed transconjunctival blepharoplasty with Active FX laser to under eye area and full face. Was told down time would be only about a week to 10 days but am experiencing significant downtime due to prolonged redness under eyes.I am exactly 4 weeks out from a transconjunctival blepharoplasty... READ MORE

So far so good but how long will it last? I did it for less acne, treat acne scars and damage to neck area. So far results are good, but have not finish healing yet.I've had the treatment and was told it takes 6 month for full effect. How long will the results stay effective after that? READ MORE

They promised I would be thrilled with the results of the Active FX.I had shopped around, asked all the right questions and finally had the procedure done..little to no results in any changes to my skin appearance. What I did notice though was a slight tightening of my jowl/jawline. Thats about... READ MORE

Active FX was a wonderful wrinkle treatment! I have seen significant reduction in fine lines and wrinkles especially around my eyes and lips. The texture of my skin is so soft , I no longer feel the need to wear foundation. I will be 60 years old soon and I feel this procedure did wonders for my... READ MORE

I had the active fx laser done all over my face. I am 35 years old and only had wrinkles underneath my eyes. Immediately after the treatment, I saw that the skin underneath my right eye looked much smoother than the skin underneath my left eye, even with all the swelling. It seemed much redder... READ MORE

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How much does Active FX cost?

The typical cost for Active FX ranges from $600-$5,500 with an average cost of $2,075. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 141 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more