I have scars (only mild or 1st degree) from burns under the eyes, and was wondering, if Fraxel Repair or Restore would help remove the scars? If so, would the pigmentation be the same afterwards to the surrounding skin? Also, are there any other lasers or treatments that would help? If so what improvements can I expect realistically? Thanks.
Does Fraxel Work on Mild Burn Scars Under Eyes?
Doctor Answers 1
There are no guarantees
Unfortunately, no one can guarantee you that a problem with your pigmentation won’t occur. Some mildly thick red scars do improve with Fraxel re:store. The re:pair would have more risk of exacerbating the scar theoretically. Fraxel re:store helps improve mature white scars slightly but doesn’t make them go away.
Have a question? Ask a doctor
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.