The UltraPulse DeepFX™ laser is a highly effective treatment for aging, wrinkled, sun-damaged, or scarred skin. Created by Lumenis®, the DeepFX uses fractional CO2 laser technology to target deep dermal layers in your skin, stimulating tissue regeneration and new collagen formation that will leave your skin looking younger and healthier.
The DeepFX procedure is performed under anesthesia by our Grand Rapids plastic surgeons. It is ideally suited to treat conditions affecting the dermal layers of your skin, such as:
Your procedure will take approximately 50 to 60 minutes to complete. After the procedure, your skin will appear sunburned. It is important to carefully follow our prescribed washing and moisturizing regimen for several days to ensure proper healing. Also, make sure to avoid direct exposure to sunlight during this time. It is normal for your skin to flake as it heals. After several days, you will notice a more youthful skin texture and reduction of wrinkles and scars.
DeepFX causes improvement in:
The results of this treatment are immediate, and since the laser treatment stimulates new collagen growth for up to six months following your procedure, your results can last for several years with a proper skin care regimen.
Other benefits of DeepFX treatment include:
DeepFX is an ideal treatment for patients who are seeing their facial skin start to sag but do not require a more invasive procedure such as a facelift. The following conditions respond very well to DeepFX:
If you have taken Accutane in the past year or have demonstrated poor wound healing in the past, you may not be a candidate for DeepFX. At your initial consultation, our Michigan plastic surgeons will review your medical history to make sure the treatment will be safe for you.
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