Active FX

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WORTH IT RATING* 7 ratings over 24 months
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ActiveFX, also called MaxFX, is fractional laser technology used to treat signs of aging, loose skin, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and acne scars. It can be used on the face, neck, chest, and hands. LEARN MORE ›

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Waste of Money (Hyper-pigmentation, Large Pores, Acne Scars, Crows Feet & Smoker's Lines)

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

Prolonged Redness Under Eyes After Active FX/Blepharoplasty

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

Burned by Active FX During Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty

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 - Acne, Acne Scars Damage to Neck

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

Active FX - Don't Bother. Erbium Was Better.

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! Loved the Results - Lafayette, CO

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

Dissapointed with Results

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

Active FX on 35 Y/o Asian Skin

I am a 35 year old Asian female and just did Active FX on Thursday evening.  I am now on Day 3 and will share my experience with you... I would say that everything that is going on is what has been trying to be patient.  Anyhow, I went in for my appointment at 5:00pm... READ MORE

Active FX Painless with Numbing Cream

Just received the ACTIVE FX treatment.Painless with numbing cream. Prior to the procedure, I had numbing cream applied to my entire face. It was painless throughout the procedure. My face is swollen now but no discomfort.Do I start the hydroquinone cream right the way or should I wait 5 days... READ MORE

Active FX for Acne and Acne Scars

My acne is almost completely gone . Great Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . READ MORE

Active FX & Deep FX for Sun Damage, Facial Wrinkles

I am now on day 6 after ACTIVE FX treatment on my face and DEEP FX under my eyes. I can't tell you how amazed I am with the results! My skin looks better than when I was 12 years old! No joke! I had a lot of sun damage and wrinkles under my eyes and it's all gone!! I almost can't believe my... READ MORE

Active FX - Skin looks younger and fewer lines and better elasticity - Doylestown, PA

Skin looks younger and fewer lines and better elasticity. I was completely happy with my doctor and the treatment. I healed in exactly 3 days. It's important to use good aftercare and to protect your skin in general. I think people who have never taken good care of their skin and have poor diets... READ MORE

28 Years Old, Active FX & Deep FX for Eyelids, Acne Damage and Pores

I'm a 28 year old, white female with enlarged pores and other acne damage on my cheeks and slightly droopy eyelids that made me look old for my age.My Dr. administered DeepFX to my eyes and ActiveFX to patches on my cheeks on June 30th. I was given a vicodin and numbing cream and metal caps were... READ MORE

Unexpected Experience..

I had my Active FX Co2 fractional laser done on Thursday, today is Saturday.. First off I was totally unprepared, I had read all kinds of articles on the internet...but when I was told by the tech at the dermatologists offce that I needed a dental block as well as the ointment I was nervous...I... READ MORE

Painful but Some Improvement

My face was numbed and I had taken a Valium beforehand, but it was still very painful during the entire Active FX procedure. Except, around the mouth because they gave me many injections inside my mouth, just like a dentist would do. It has been over one month and my face is still red and... READ MORE

I Have Changed my Mind - I Am Not Sure It Was Worth It

Its day 3 for me. I was very nervous about getting the procedure because of all of the negative feedback you often read on the web. I am 38 years old, fair skin, with a reasonably amount of freckles and some fine line around my eye. At my appointment they gave me one week supply of... READ MORE

Active FX After Acne Treatment for Acne Scars and Uneven Texture - San Diego, CA

I receieved Active Fx treatment 2 days ago. This was the final procudure after getting 3 treatments of Photodynamic Therapy and Blu-U light. I wanted to do it because after failed attempts of accutane, tetracycline, peels, gels, slush treatments, facials, extractions, I wanted my acne to be gone... READ MORE

Active FX- Great Results!

I actually had the procedure done close to a year ago, and I continue to get compliments on my skin. I had mild acne and some old acne scars (as well as some mild sun damage as I have extremely fair skin).The procedure itself was quite "uncomfortable," but the results far outweigh the... READ MORE

One Week out from Active FX...totally Worth It

I am one week out from Active FX and decided to review it because I scoured this site in the weeks leading up to when I had the procedure done for tips and reviews.The procedure was painful, but not so bad that I had to take a break. I did not request the dental blocks although, they were... READ MORE

Soliciting Suggestions for Optimal Healing Beginning One Day Post Active FX

It is too early to tell the pros and cons. I chose to undergo the procedure (yesterday), despite having very good skin, because I found that on the few occasions that I wear base to cover redness the base sometimes cakes in otherwise invisible lines on the lower portion of my cheeks.I was sent... READ MORE

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