Fraxel for Stretch Marks

I've got stretch marks down around my bottom area and I would like to know whether Fraxel laser tretment hurts or not? Also, would Fraxel work on this area?

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Is Fraxel Laser Treatment for Stretch Marks Painful?


Hi Zonya,

Fraxel re:store laser is non-ablative and should not be painful when used to treat stretch marks in your "bottom area". Topical numbing anesthetic ointment should be used for about one hour before the treatment.

If you choose to have Fraxel re:pair ablative fractionated CO2 laser treatment, then I would advise a diffuse solution of local anesthesia be infiltrated into the area treated.

Fortunately, neither laser is painful during the recovery period. Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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