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The first patients to be treated with Fraxel re:pair prototype in the clinical trials are now about 3 years out from their treatments. So the answer to your question is at least 3 years. From our experience in the past 18 years with traditional carbon dioxide lasers, it is thought that the current fractionated carbon dioxide Fraxel repair laser treatment will last from 8 to 10 years. The results will vary from individual to individual, and also will be dependent upon the aggressiveness...
Fraxel Repair results are immediate and progressive. Right after the treatment, you skin will feel softer, look brighter, and have a nice glow. The following 3-6 months, your skin will continue to improve as the deep layers of your skin continue to heal. The result imparted by Fraxel Re:pair are permanent since it is not reversible. However, the normal aging progression would continue, and often these tend to manifest in 5 years.