*Disclaimer: Patient results and treatment experience may vary from person to person.

“FX laser combined with PRP treatment has given me the skin I have always dreamed of! The PRP helped my skin recover from FX much more quickly than I could have imagined and has left it with a lovely glow!”*

GH


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T.K.


“I personally found the Thermage treatment painless overall with some tenderness under the chin/neck area, however, nowhere near the ‘cigarette stubbing’ pain level I had read about.!"*

D.H.


"I knew I wanted to have some work done, but I wanted to know I was in good hands. I sought impartial advice and met with Wendy Lewis, the New York aesthetic consultant. She recommended
Dr Rakus
- she was right. I know I'm in safe hands and my treatments have been effective without side effects and have drawn many compliments".*

Suzan B.P.


"I couldn't imagine entrusting anyone else, but Dr. Rakus with my face. After my Thermage even my mother has noticed how well I look".*

R.K.


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TotalFX

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What is TotalFX?

TotalFX is a revolutionary fractional treatment. Fractional treatments treat only a fraction of the skin, leaving bridges of untouched skin that aid in the healing process and reduce healing times enabling you to return to normal activities quicker.

How does TotalFX work?

TotalFX is a revolutionary fractional treatment that combines all the benefits of DeepFX and ActiveFX in one treatment with minimal downtime. DeepFX utilises a very narrow laser microbeam to remove columns of tissue deep into the layers of the skin. The body then heals the channel, which immediately stimulates new collagen growth to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars and fine lines. ActiveFX uses a larger beam to treat the upper layer of skin to remove unwanted pigmentation, promote new skin regeneration, and improve fine lines and texture.

TotalFX stimulates collagen growth for up six months and can improve the appearance of scars, wrinkles, fine lines, tone, texture and pigmentation in one treatment.

What is a TotalFX treatment like?

The TotalFX procedure is a two steps one. A topical anaesthetics applied to numb your skin and help your in treatment comfort. Then the DeepFX laser is applied first, followed by the ActiveFX. Depending on the areas treated your average total treatment time will last approximately 30 minutes.

During the procedure, you will feel a warm sensation as the laser is applied. Immediately following treatment, your skin will be warm, and will appear as though you were sunburned. We will provide you with a skin care regimen to follow for the days after your treatment and as your skin heals, you will begin to notice an improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, scars, pigmentation, tone and texture. You should expect to continue to see improvement for up to six months following the procedures.

What can you expect following your TotalFX treatment?

Immediately after the procedure the skin will be very hot for about 2-4 hours. The skin may ooze for about 24 to 48 hours in any areas that have been treated with the DeepFX. You should cover the treated area with an occlusive ointment like Aquaphor. You may notice mild to significant swelling. The more aggressive the treatment, the greater the swelling is likely to be. Most swelling starts to significantly improve by about day 3.

During this time you can wash your face with a gentle rinse that we will recommend and/or one tbsp plain white vinegar to 1-2 cups cold water. The water/vinegar combination is weak ascetic acid and will act as an antibiotic and soothes the skin.

Detailed post care instructions will be given to you after your procedure.

You may also notice some minor itching, if itching is more than mild and not controlled with Benadryl. If you have a history of cold sores you should be taking an antiviral such as Valtrex or Acyclovir. Some patients do get breakouts after a few days of having the occlusive ointment on their skin. Somewhere between day 5 and 7 you should be able to start back with mineral make-up and stop the topical ointment. After a week or so the Active FX areas will look pretty normal but you will likely be pink in the areas of the Deep FX for at least two or three more weeks.

If you have a history of a phenol peel or have used Accutane in the past 12 months, coumadin or other blood thinners, or have a recent tan, you should tell you practitioner and wait before having the procedure. This treatment is highly efficient in fair skin types but all skin types can be treated.

TotalFX is right for you if want…

  • to achieve dramatic results in only one treatment
  • to improve fine lines, wrinkles, scars, texture and pigmentation, all at once
  • a procedure that has minimal down time (three days to a week)

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“I personally found the Thermage treatment painless overall with some tenderness under the chin/neck area, however, nowhere near the ‘cigarette stubbing’ pain level I had read about.!"*

D.H.


“I am very happy with the immediate lifting effect of the Pelleve and with the kind and professional way I was treated by Dr Rakus and her assistants”*

 

CB


"I knew I wanted to have some work done, but I wanted to know I was in good hands. I sought impartial advice and met with Wendy Lewis, the New York aesthetic consultant. She recommended
Dr Rakus
- she was right. I know I'm in safe hands and my treatments have been effective without side effects and have drawn many compliments".*

Suzan B.P.


"I couldn't imagine entrusting anyone else, but Dr. Rakus with my face. After my Thermage even my mother has noticed how well I look".*

R.K.


“I personally found the Thermage treatment painless overall with some tenderness under the chin/neck area, however, nowhere near the ‘cigarette stubbing’ pain level I had read about.!"*

D.H.


"I knew I wanted to have some work done, but I wanted to know I was in good hands. I sought impartial advice and met with Wendy Lewis, the New York aesthetic consultant. She recommended
Dr Rakus
- she was right. I know I'm in safe hands and my treatments have been effective without side effects and have drawn many compliments".*

Suzan B.P.

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