Planning a Fraxel resurfacing and I am very keloid-prone (make too much scar tissue). Will the treatment cause lots of scarring?
Fraxel Laser on Keloid-prone Skin?
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Fraxel in keloid prone skin is not recommended
The fraxel laser is designed to improve the texture and quality of your skin. It can be administered in a way that makes it a lighter or more aggressive treatment. If you are keloid prone I would veer away from resurfacing lasers. There are other treatments to use for your concerns that would not carry the risk of keloid formation.
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