TRUST!!! See below. by the way-- this review wants to me to input a cost-- in total its been thousands, but some was medical and insurance approved, and mostly cosmetic paid by me, so its very hard to say- I will just put a random amount, I don't feel its fair to write an amount because I have had many procedures- for a variety of reasons, so its very difficult for me to name anything... more
I am now 15 months post 2 Fraxel Restore sessions and must say that this was the WORST decision of my life.
I am a 29 Y.O. male that had 3 MINOR acne scars on my right cheek. I was talked into doing my whole face in order to ensure an even tone and texture. The texture I got is the "orange peel" texture everyone is talking about. Here is what causes this: "deleted collagen... more
Well, I had fraxel in March 2010. Initially when they put the numbing cream on my face I broke out in a huge hive. I was told that this had never happened to a patient before. My face was extremely red and swollen so I was given a shot of benadryl and they took the cream off of my face and used another type of cream.
So I went in for the procedure and just getting the needles in my face... more
I have Fraxel over five years ago, in a series of five treatments. I have read many of the negative responses and all I can say is mine was fine but I did a LOT of research.
Here are a few tips - Don’t go to a Medispa, this is a laser, don’t let anyone but a doctor use it on you. Make sure they have LOTS of experience with the laser. Just because they are a doctor does not mean they... more
Today is the third day after my first Fraxel re:store. I had mild swelling around the eyes the first full day after. It has now subsided. My face is still a little red and mildly itchy. It feels like it does right before peeling after getting sunburned. I had a hard time sleeping the first night b/c you are supposed to keep your head elevated. The second night was fine. My skin feels a little... more
I had my first mini-fraxel about 6 weeks ago. I was afraid to do the entire session b/c I wanted to see how my skin reacted. The pain was mild and I had very little redness or swelling. I had the 2nd mini-fraxel about 3 weeks later....More pain this time and some slight swelling around my eyes. The mild acne scarring has definitely improved!
I had my 3rd full Fraxel yesterday...OUCH. She did... more