Lumenis Active FX

Lumenis Active FX treatments at Beer Dermatology in West Palm Beach, FL and Jupiter , FL

What is ActiveFX?

The Lumenis fractional CO2 laser creates microscopic channels that trigger the process of new collagen and elastic fibers production, while leaving some unaffected skin in between the channels to reduce healing time. With ActiveFX treatment, a high-energy beam of laser light interacts with the skin’s surface causing the upper layer to peel off and regenerate a layer of new, healthy skin. The laser beam is applied in a fractional pattern, leaving small “bridges” of untouched skin. This technique makes the healing process much faster and enables you to get back to normal activities sooner. The result is deep dermal regeneration that may dramatically improves your skin elasticity and appearance with just one treatment.

What Are the Benefits of CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing?

ActiveFX produces a dramatic effect on the skin:
  • Causes immediate collagen contraction
  • Reduces wrinkles and fine lines, and softens deeper frown lines
  • Noticeably improves skin tone and texture
  • Stimulates new collagen formation and plumps the skin

Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing by Dr. Kenneth Beer

Fractional CO2 Skin Resurfacing by Dr. Kenneth Beer
Dr. Kenneth Beer of Beer Dermatology in Jupiter and West Palm Beach, FL says CO2 is used for very deep Laser Resurfacing. It vaporizes skin growth and tightens underlining soft tissue. Deep Laser Resurfacing is an effective procedure, which gives you a smoother and more youthful appearance. Contact Dr. Kenneth Beer with questions about general and cosmetic dermatology services or clinical trial programs.


CO2 is used for very deep laser resurfacing.

It vaporizes skin and stimulates new skin growth and tightens underlining soft tissue.

It is an effective procedure that results in a smoother and a more youthful appearance.

The downside of this treatment is the increase risk of scar infection and longer healing period.

Testimonials

Beer Dermatology - Google Review from David G.
Rating : 5 5 Stars
Dr. Beer and his staff are awesome! I chose him as my dermatologist because of his five star rating and he certainly lived up to my expectations. He and his staff made me very comfortable and answered all of my questions along with providing me the best of care. I am pleased to have such a knowledgeable and respected dermatologist.

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Schedule a Laser Skin Consultation Today

To discover how Lumenis ActiveFX laser skin resurfacing can refresh your facial appearance, our team of board-certified dermatologists and certified PAs at Beer Dermatology can help. Call (561) 600-4848 (West Palm Beach) or (561) 430-2767 (Jupiter) to schedule your consultation.

Ablative with Radiesse

K.B – Beer Dermatology
Cosmetic, General & Surgical Dermatology

So what I am doing here is using a long cannula to get all the way under her skin, and go up to the proximal knuckle and you can see it just gently flows through what we are using is Radiesse, it is just a perfect product because it is a little bit opaque, it is white because of the calcium and what I like to do is, spread it around using the cannula and then I will use a little bit of pressure with my finger and what that does is it spreads it homogenously and provides really wonderful coverage. Very, very minimal trauma even though the skin here is incredibly thin, and you can see off her vessels and everything else, but what happens is you lay the Radiesse down on top of it, just like that, you can spread it out and it camouflages the vessels, the tendons and everything else.
You can see it is a pretty easy procedure to do, the way I do it is I make 4 small incision points at 12 3 6 and 9 with 12 being her right third knuckle, and what we will do is just gently fill into her digital space with a little bit of Radiesse and you can see it just really gently flows, we are using a soft fill cannula at this point which has several exit ports and what I am doing is just filling a little bit at a time, and you can see as we fill that spot there – we are gently going to coax it over, and so we are just going to use a little bit of pressure and spread out the material so it is evenly distributed and then a lot of times what I like to do is take a semi ablative laser and just tighten the skin up and it looks beautiful when you are done so that is it.
Dr. Kenneth Beer
Dr. Kenneth Beer is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist focused on general, surgical and aesthetic dermatology. After obtaining his BS in Zoology from Duke University and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed a residency and Fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Beer is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at University of Miami. Dr. Beer is the Founder of the Cosmetic Bootcamp program which trains doctors and PA’s enhancing their knowledge of cosmetic dermatology. He has decades of experience and specializes in facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Kerry Fike is a board-certified dermatologist and Harvard-trained physician. She has advanced dermatologic surgery training and active memberships in many dermatologic associations such as The American College of Mohs Surgery and specializes in non-melanoma skin cancer treatment using Mohs micrographic surgery.

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