I just wanna share my fraxel restore story. I am 6 months out of my procedure. I have lots of same problems most of people complained about here. I had this procedure on my cheek, after 1 month, redness is on my cheek, so my doctor prescribed me retina a. WELL, THAT DOES NOT HELP AT ALL. Redness stay there for like almost 3 months. i QUIT using retina a for a week, and redness faded. My... more
Hello. I am from middle eastern origin and 30 years old. I started fraxel treatments to reduce the appearance of deep acne scars on my right cheek. I had 3 treatments so far with the last one taking place two weeks ago.Treatment 1: mild pain, slight redness, and slight swellingTreatment 2 (slightly higher settings): mild pain, redness and no swelling. more
I'm very happy so far. I had the procedure 7 days ago. The Nurse used setting 6 and 8. I experienced very little pain. Also minimal redness and no swelling. No one in my life noticed that I'd had anything done.She also gave a few flashes of IPL. The brown spots that remained of my sun spots have already sloughed off. My skin is a little rough i more
I had four Fraxel treatments at $800 a piece. I did it hoping to correct (or even fade) small acnes scars and years of laying in the sun trying to get a tan. I'm fair-haired and I burn easily.
My treatments were spaced a month and a half to two months apart. I read a post where someone had four (?) treatments spaced over a year. In my dermatologist's opinion, that's too long in between... more
I went to a dermatologist for skin lightening treatment, specifically to eliminate a few dark spots (hyperpigmentation) caused by cystic acne. My doctor highly recommended Fraxel. I knew for best results I'd probably have to have several treatments. I went in for my first (and only) treatment in March 2007. We started by taking "before" photos so we could monitor my progress.