First Fraxel Treatment
- Kim R
- updated 9 months ago
I had my first Fraxel treatment yesterday. The...
- 5 Sep 2009
I had my first Fraxel treatment yesterday. The settings were 35/8. The pain was not too bad. It started at about a 1-2 but after a couple of passes moved up to a 3-4. It feels like little needles prickling your face, or if you have ever experienced a severe ice storm with wind pelting your face, like that. Really not bad. I left the office a little red and puffy, but nothing too severe. Once at home, I used the vinegar water rince once and that was about it. Again the pain wasn't bad at all.
Today however, I look like the Pillsburry dough girl! Very swollen but not too red. And not really painful at all. Just not attrative at all! I will write in a couple of days before I head back to work on Tuesday. Had the treatment Friday before Labor Day so that I would have plenty of time to recover.
I have a second treatment scheduled for Wednesday before Thanksgiving to again give me lots of time to recover. I have a very public job so have to look normal when I go back to work.
I had a second treatment about 3 months later. The...
- 29 Jan 2011
Unfortunately I would have to say that the Fraxel laser was not worth the money.
So I wanted to give one more update. I had a...
- 17 Mar 2013
My skin may not be a good fit for Fraxel. My skin is very thin.
Everything was explained to me and all the side effects were disclosed. My doctor did say that Fraxel doesn't always work on everyone.