Pros: Got rid of my intense melasma! Cons: None Advice: Drink lots of water beforehand. Also, you will need to be using a product with hydroquinone for about 4 weeks beforehand. I was able to pick something up at the office while booking my appointment. more
Did entire face 3 years ago including eye area. Had brief general anesthesia for pain control at a surgi-center in a major metropolitan area, which probably accounts for the cost. Fraxel does for the skin what no plastic surgeon can do, and I estimate it makes me look about 5 years younger with those skin improvements. I wish I had done my neck and am thinking about repeating the treatment... more
Hi, I had 4 rounds of Fraxel laser treatments a little over 2 years ago in efforts to help fix mild acne scarring and blemish/discoloration issues. I was initially very excited and pleased after the 4 treatments.. my skin was considerably clearer and smoother. I felt so relieved to finally feel more comfortable in my own skin again for the first time in a long time. My dermatologist also... more
First, I was shocked by the price, I was expecting it to be half that much! But I have been going to my derm for 5 years now and wouldn't see anyone else.
I am 36, had the full face and the chest in the hopes of getting rid of brown spots on the chest, and brown splotches, freckles, and fine lines on the face. I am very fair and have, as an adult, been very religious about sunblock so... more
Today I had my first Fraxel re-store treatment and it was amazing! Not as painful as I thought it would be, just some minimal stinging. After the treatment my faced looked and felt like a mild sunburn. Follow post treatment instructions.My physian recommended 4 treatments for skin type, acne scars and sun/age spots. Would I recommend this to a friend, YES! more
I tried four treatments spaced over an 9 week period on the face and found little or no improvement. Waste of money, a year later, no difference.
The Fraxel also caused ingrown hairs (male, told to use hemorrhoidal cream) and I browned which went away in about 5 months as I was given a prescription whitening cream. Seriously, for what was advertised and the results, this is... more