I wanted to clear up some acne scarring so I went to a cosmetic surgeon to explore my options. Of course, the doctor recommended an $1800 Fraxel Dual Restore treatment over a less expensive, milder procedure. So I trusted his judgement and went with it (Even though, now looking back, I could have just used the Obagi Nu Derm system and it would have eliminated just about all of the very... more
I was hollowing due to age and Fraxel at a place called Advanced Laser in MA (don't go to Medi Spas for anything other than a facial).
I went to 5 different doctors. Only two identified the problem of dark circles as hollowing and only one was a board certified plastic surgeon.
After $1,000 in consult fees, I chose Dr. Jeannie Chung in Wellesley. My time, research and effort was rewarded... more
Fraxel repair permanently scarred my face. it burnt tracks (holes) in my skin that go all the way down to the dermis. my once poreless complextion know is covered in unsightly holes. the fraxel also breaks down the collagen and elastin causing the skin to sag. my once youthful, glowing, nearly flawless complextion now looks dull and dead. please, do not fraxel! take it from one who knows, it... more