As a teenager I never took good care of my acne-prone skin, so I was stuck with bad scars even in my 30s. After a consultation with Dr. Fox, it was decided that Fraxel would be best to reduce my scars.
The procedure was entirely tolerable and it only took about an hour.
It's been 4 weeks since the procedure, and my face looks better than ever! more
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
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