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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by jp3 in Los Angeles, CA
This treatment eliminates irregular skin discoloration, and stimulates new collagen production, tightening the skin without prolonged recovery. After a series of 2 to 4 Fraxel treatments, the cumulative cosmetic improvement is near more aggressive lasers, but unlike more aggressive lasers, redness and swelling eliminated within 2 to 4 days after each treatment. Fraxel is outstanding for fine wrinkles, mild skin laxity, irregular pigmentation, acne scars, surgical scars, enlarged pores,...
Fraxel CO2 can be safely used on neck, chest, arms and hands but most be used at much lower energy and density settings so often more than one treatment will be needed to see nice results. You cannot treat these areas as aggressively as the face.