Fraxel Laser

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An FDA-approved brand of laser devices, Fraxel aims to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, skin pigmentation, sun damage, acne, and, in some cases, the pre-cancerous skin condition actinic keratosis (AK). LEARN MORE ›
Average Price: $1,700

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I am going in on Friday for a consult for the fraxel restore to treat my cystic acne scarring. My main problem area are my cheek areas. I have ice pick scars. I have tried chemical peels as well as microdermabrasion but am not happy with the results after each procedure. I have finally got my... READ MORE

I first took a full face package of 3 and now a full package of half face + 1 free one. Going good so far and results are good. Looking to improve more though. Full face is VERY painful especially the "2nd wave" . My face was applied with numbing cream for 45 mins before the treatment. Laser... READ MORE

I have many acne scars on my face and I have tried 3 sessions of chemical peeling without visible improvement. I had 5 sessions of dermaroller and after the second session, my pores look smaller so much that my relatives thought that I had laser treatment. Up to that point, I was still scared... READ MORE

I had my first Fraxel Dual laser performed yesterday by my dermatologist. I am 41 years old and have been plagued by acne my whole adult life. I had tried topical creams and antibiotics, but finally was prescribed spironolactin, as it appears that my acne is hormone-related. The spironolactin at... READ MORE

I purchased a Groupon for a Fraxel treatment with the hopes that it might improve my melasma. I have had hyperpigmentation on my face since my mid-20's due to a severe sunburn. It has only gotten worse over the past 15 years due to sun exposure and age. I was a little nervous about having... READ MORE

Day 1: Fraxel Restore Dual set on 1550 NM 70 milajoules level 7 4 passes on each cheek 1 hour with numbing cream and no pain medicine. First pass was about a 2-3 on a pain scale 1-10, by the 4th pass I was at a 5. All four passes took no more than ten minutes. Moisturizer and sunblock... READ MORE

I had Fraxel done on my entire face, although, I originally only saw the need on my cheeks. As a 40+ year old man, I'm starting to see the effects of sun tanning in my teens and burns when I was a kid. The process started by the technician applying goop that is meant to reduce pain. Turns out... READ MORE

I am a 46.5 year old caucasian woman and like many of you my story is similar. I was a teen and adult acne sufferer. I was prescribed antibiotics and topical creams from age 16 and in my mid 20's I was prescribed an eight month coarse of Accutane. Much to the discouragment of others, Accutane... READ MORE

Hy! i am 25 years old and i had my first fraxel treatment yesterday. i suffered my whole youth from acne and i have now very bad acne scars on both cheeks and also some scars from "windpocken". so i was looking for a treatment who can help me. i went to different skindoctors and they... READ MORE

Had Dual Fraxel 3 15 13 for sun damage, very ugly freckles and uneven skin tone. Now 4 5 13. Very happy with results, 80% better. Fraxel treatment wasn't bad. post treatment was like bad sunburn but didn't need any medications not even tylenol. watching pigement slough off with vinegar soaks was... READ MORE

I will do fraxel laser tomorrow. I have tryed so many things but nothing seems to works.Wish me luck. I will let you know about the results and send you picturesi dont send pictures because its the same no imporrovementdo not do it it doesnt have any result....sorry READ MORE

My Fraxel journey has had its challenges, and I'm not close to through yet, but I thought I would post here in case my experience is helpful to others. My motivation to get Fraxel is that at 38, my ultrafair skin is starting to show too many signs of aging, plus I have actinic keratosis which... READ MORE

5 treatments recommemded. Damage caused by 5th. Do not recommend Fraxel, not worth the agony of the damage it caused. I believe the doctor new of the damage she was causing but continued. After realizing the extent of the damage she had done, she stopped the session short and charged me $400... READ MORE

Wanted to target fine lines, acne scarring, blemishes, sun spots, and overall tone of skin. Longer than expected downtime. Thought I could go back to work on day 3... Not! Day 1---Swelling and tightness, a little pink. Stays this way for days 2 and 3 --but way worse. A lot of swelling around... READ MORE

Drink ALOT of water prior to your appointment. During Procedure: Was not numbed, felt like being snapped in the face with a rubber band repeatedly, smelled like burning flesh, heat progressed as treatment progressed. The pain was DEFINITELY there and I have a high pain tolerance. VERY red... READ MORE

My daughter initially found Dr. Gentile online, while she was looking for a plastic surgeon to perform "Smart Lipo", he is one of the few in the country qualified to perform it. Iv'e been to many consultations with other plastic surgeons in the past, but never felt comfortable with their bedside... READ MORE

This is my first treatment and just like others have stated, it was painful. I have scars from acne since I am a picker and cannot stand to see or feel any bumps on my face. I wasn't really sure about this treatment since I have a darker skin tone, and I didn't want to be burnt. So far, so good.... READ MORE

Want to share my journey through having fraxel restore laser. I've suffered from acne for over 20 years on and off. Had scarring most of my adult life due to this and mostly dealt with it fine, as my skin texture has somewhat improved over the years (or maybe I have just got used to my... READ MORE

Had fraxel duo on face and neck about an hour ago. I decided to try fraxel on face and neck and probably CO2 on the eyes (total fx). I was surprised, pleasantly, that it wasn't too painful and an hour or so later it doesn't feel that bad - mostly sunburnt and tight. There were definitely... READ MORE

Had my first Fraxel Laser procedure yesterday at Laser MD Commetics in Long Beach, Ca. A couple of nurse friends referred me. The physician performing the procedure is quite competent and has been performing laser for many years. His RN assistant Lisa has taught many physicians around the... READ MORE

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