About 3-4 years ago I went to my dermatologist asking about ways to reduce my acne scarring. He had referred me to another dermatologist who had experience with laser treatments. In my consultation, he suggested I do Fraxel treatments due to my ethnicity (asian with dark skin). I did not like this clinic very much because of the long wait times and how rushed the doctor seemed to be. He spent... more
My first 2 treatments went very well and I did see results in that my skin was smoother and more even. The main reason for the treatment was for acne scars on my cheeks. (full face $1100 & partial face $700.
My third treatment was a full face treatment, $1100 and the laser was used at a higher level. It has been 5 weeks and I am still not recovered. Is this normal. I can still see the... more
I had a cyst surgically removed and it left me with an inch scar down the middle of my forehead. I did 5 treatments of fraxel laser on my forehead about 1 or 2 months between each treatment. It was a complete waste of money.
I'm an adult, female Chinese woman with oily skin and tans easily. I recently broke out around my mouth area and was left with some dark spot of where the... more
Pros: improvement,immidiately after the treatmentCons: expensive; mild pain; depending on intensity of treatment; mild swelling and redness that lasts for 1 day, gone within 3 days. again depending on intensity of treatment.I have a very bad acne scarring case on my cheeks, a little on the forehead, some so called depressed scars or ice-pick scars as well. My doc first more
I have had a series of 5 Fraxel treatments for treating acne scarring over the last 12 months. I am very happy with the results I have gotten thus far -- my red scarring has been minimized greatly and my skin is much smoother and healthier looking. Full effect really cannot be seen for about 6 months after your last treatment, so you more
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