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Baylor Dermatology Clinic

Lumenis Ultrapulse Encore

Ablative fractional resurfacing with the Lumenis Ultrapulse Encore is a major advance in treatment of skin aging. The Encore uses a CO2 laser in three different modes to produce precise resurfacing of the skin resulting in smoother skin with a more even color. The CO2 laser has been the gold standard in giving excellent results with skin resurfacing for years. Older versions were limited by extensive healing and downtime. By using the latest fractional resurfacing techniques, the skin heals much quicker resulting in an excellent safety profile. To ensure the best possible healing, please read the care sheet from Baylor Dermatology carefully detailing the pre-procedure care and after care recommended.

Active FX

Face: $2,500 charge for first session ($1,250 for subsequent sessions)

  • Excellent treatment for brown spots and sun damage
  • Helps superficial skin texture and fine lines
  • 1-2 sessions usually required
  • Healing appearance: redness and pinpoint scabs
  • Downtime usually 5-6 days
  • Patient healing from Active FX

Deep FX

Face: $2,500 charge for first session ($1,250 for subsequent sessions)

  • Designed for deep treatment of wrinkles, scars and skin tightening
  • 1-3 sessions usually required
  • Healing appearance: Immediate bleeding, crusting and swelling for 2-4 days
  • Redness for less than 7 days though skin may be pink for longer
  • Downtime usually 5-6 days

Total FX

Face: $3,500 charge for first session ($1,750 for subsequent sessions)

  • A combination of both Active FX and Deep FX performed the same day
  • Helps with both superficial and deep skin rejuvenation
  • Pinpoint bleeding, redness, swelling and scabs
  • Downtime usually 7 days
  • Patient healing from Total FX

Before and after pictures of Baylor Dermatology patients