How Long Do I Have to Wait to Exercise After Active Fx?

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?

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Exercise after Active FX laser resurfacing

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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.

Fort Lauderdale Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Exercise after Active FX

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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. 

Warmest Regards,

Glenn Vallecillos, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Glenn Vallecillos, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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