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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by irish susanne in london uk
Hi Susanne, There is a huge difference between Fraxel re:store and Fraxel re:pair, but to make a long story short, Fraxel re:store is a mild non-ablative erbium fractionated laser treatment that helps with fine lines and wrinkles, brown spots, and scars requiring a series of 3 to 5 treatments with little downtime. Fraxel re:pair takes traditional carbon dioxide laser and fractionates it. It gives remarkable rejuvenating results in a single ablative treatment with substantially more...
There are three fraxel lasers. The one used in a spa gives a very superficial exfoliation. Fraxel Restore is done in a doctor’s office and helps even out dark sunspots (liver spots) and fine lines. It can improve acne scars and pores, although results vary depending on the individual. These treatments usually are given in a series of five or six and can be done every one to two weeks, or more depending on your schedule. Fraxel Repair is also done in a doctor’s office. It...
Fraxel is the brand name for a laser used in the treatment of skin problems, such as dark spots. There are different types of Fraxel including Fraxel Restore, Fraxel Dual and Fraxel Repair. Fraxel Restore Dual is an Thulium-based treatment that can be used to improve the appearance of dark spots, fine lines, and to improve acne scars with less down time. Fraxel Repair is a CO2-based treatment used to treat deeper lines but requiring more recovery time.
Solta Medical makes different types of Fraxel lasers. The Fraxel re:pair is the newest Fraxel laser available and uses a fractionated carbon dioxide laser to get results that last in a single treatment. The re:store or dual are also very effective for treating the skin, but require multiple treatments to get optimal results.