The procedure was fine, little discomfort but not bad. Took a week off of work and didn't leave the house for 4 days. Under the eyes took the most time to heal. The main reason I did fraxel repair was to remove/lighten the sun spots and it didn't work. I now use Retin A 10% and Retin A 5%, works great and I always use sun block as well. more
I simply had no other option. I have been a celebrity stylist for 35 years- I have never worn makeup- I don't consider myself vain-2 years ago it started-I became 'Invisible" I looked like an old lady. I am not a very trusting person either; so I was at the very least sceptical. I had extensive sun damage and I smoke. I did the Portrait, the Ultherapy, and the fraxel- I GLOW-... more
I had the Fraxel Repair done at the end of February and everyone in the office kept telling me that the more heat the doctor uses when doing the surgery the better the outcome. Unfortunately I had extreme pain when the doctor was doing it and I could not stand the pain at all let alone the heat. It felt like he was scraping my skin off my face. I was told that there is a very very low... more
Hello, everyone. I'm a 26 y.o. female, about 11 months ago I've had Fraxel Eye Repair done. Actually I was satysfied w/my skin prior to that. The reason I went there is to get rid of a scar on my left upper-lid. Doctor took a look and said that my only option is Fraxel Repair, because my scar is old(5 years) .Procedure was very painfull, afterwards the are more
I too have tried all of the Fraxels. None of offered much improvement.
Thus far, three months have passed since I have done the latest Fraxel -- Fraxel Re:Pair. I have seen little to no improvement in acne scars, wrinkles and tightening. I have been told that it can take three to six months to see improvement, but I really doubt it at this time.
I have been taken, but... more
I had blotchy brown patches "the mask of pregnancy" on my face due to fluctuating hormone levels. The dermatologist recommended Fraxel.
I was told that I would feel like a rubber band was being snapped on my face. I have a high pain threshold but this had to be the most painful procedure I had ever had. I just about flew off the table. Clenching my teeth and cursing under my... more