I have known Dr Chapin for a number of years. He had performed reconstructive surgery for me after a mastectomy a number of years ago. There was no question as to who I would consider for any further procedures . Dr. Chapin and his staff could not be more professional and concerned for their patients. I was totally informed about the Fraxel procedures , no surprises . So very happy... more
I had this done by a certified cosmetic surgeon. I was given a cream to apply daily to my face one week before the surgery. the day of procedure, I was given a topic ointment to put on my face to numb the face. That was left on on for about 15 minutes. then the doctor gave me 6 shots called a face blocker. two in forehead, two around mouth area and two in chin. I sat there for about 20 minutes... more
I wanted fraxel for my marks all over my face due to acne & cists) when I was younger. When I heard about FRAXEL I grabbed my husband and said, "OMG, I can't believe there really is something out there for me." Unfortunately, there were no research out there due to it being new. So I contacted a Doc (that had been in D more
I had four treatments 6 weeks apart last year of Fraxel 2. Ther first two the settings were low and I responded well to the pain. I asked the dr. to crank up to highest setting for the last two and then I really noticed the difference. I was able to tolerate the pain w. a small dose of percocet.
My downtime was minimal-swelling that evening and two days prior, absolutely ready to go out... more
After spending a fortune on something I thought was suppose to remove the crows feet from around my eyes. Its actually Worse than before and I have tiny red spots and veins on my face now. Yes it got rid of the most of the brown spots from sun damage but I got rid of those a few years ago with a serie of peels that was 1/8 the cost. Dont waste your time or money on this one ladies, not worth... more