I love Fraxel treatment. It smoothes out my skin with very minimal downtime! I have had a total of 3 treatments now, and it dramatically reduces my pore size. While it is a little uncomfortable during and after the treatment, (lots of heat) I normally use an ice pack to cool my skin for a couple hours after, and by the next day, I have no swelling! more
Pros - none yet Cons - $800, tedious 5-7 step daily skin preparation system (it's ongoing post-procedure as well), no noticable improvement ANYWHERE on my face. I began to wonder if they really did use the laser at all, but, of course they did, because my face and neck were peeling off like crispy bacon for a week! I was told that i would only need one treatment because my concerns were... more
I was going in for a small mole removal near the cheek fold. I decided to do some rejuvination while I was in. I am 45, have some sun damage, not many wrinkles, more like some folds on forehead and around lips. My skin is getting thinner and starting to sag.
I spent an hour in the cream and then maybe 15 minutes under the laser. It was so painful my whole body shook the whole time, but I... more
I had 4 sessions about 10 months ago. They were very painful with and without numbing cream. After each treatment my face was red for 2 weeks, swollen for several days, experienced acne breakouts, and developed blisters. I could have overlooked all of that if the treatments worked. They didn't help one bit. I had several acne scars (indentations) and still have them. The doctor wants to... more