A question has been asked about the Active FX laser and the results compared to the Fraxel, now renamed, in the upgraded version, the Fraxel re:store. The Active FX is one of several newly introduced or about to be introduced lasers that apply the principle of fractionated resurfacing (treating multiple small areas of skin and leaving untreated areas between treated areas) to the CO2 laser. The questioner referred to an article claiming that more new collagen is created by the Active FX than by a series of Fraxel treatments.
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Anytime an incision is made in the skin a scar results. A
goal of all cosmetic surgery and most other surgery as well is to produce a
scar that is as inconspicuous as possible. If you look under the microscope at
the skin where an incision has been made it is always possible to see signs of
a scar. However, with the proper technique and given the right circumstances,
it is possible to produce scars that are virtually undetectable.
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