Fraxel Laser Worked Well for Me - Evened out Skin Tone and Erased Fine Lines - San Francisco, CA

This procedure was very very painful and I could...

This procedure was very very painful and I could not go out of the house for about a week afterwards due to the horrible condition my face was in (re: burn victim all over my face)

However, the results were very good. My skin tone was evened out and many fine lines were gone. People said I looked rested and refreshed afterwards.

San Francisco Dermatologist

I think that this office is too busy and they are big into selling their products and recommending procedures beyond what most customers come in for. It seemed a bit over the top.

3 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
3 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
2 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
2 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
1 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
1 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Comments (7)

I had the bigger treatment-all at once-it was 4K! so I think it was different from what you had. I had the treatment almost 2 yrs ago and have not had any problems.
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I have done 3 fraxel restore treatments. It's been a couple weeks now after my last treatment. I'm happy with the results now, but am concerned about serious side effects coming out in a year or so. (according to many on this site, this has happened to them) Can I ask you how many treatments did you have and are you experiencing any ill effects? Thanks!
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the treatment was a year ago....the results were great and still are. Happy I did it but it was very painful and I was an ugly mess for 2 weeks....
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Awesome. Thanks! I got my last about 2 months ago. i think I will be spared the damage some others report on this site. I looked like a freak for a week-plus, myself. Eeek. But I do see some tremendous improvement in my fine lines, though otherwise it was not a great treatment for me. Oh well, lesson learned. :)
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How painful was it? And how long did the severe pain last? COUldn't they offered anesthesia(spelling) for extra charge??? I think I would need it if I go under something like that. Bet your skin is super pretty and hope you are happy.
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it was severely painful DURING but not as much after. AFter it was more like very sore and very very ugly. I was given 2 valiums and a topical anaesthetic-the procedure lasted over an hour...they did my entire face. If I were to do it again I would ask to be knocked out! and i had two babies without any medication so I am pretty good with pain....results were very worthwhile though...
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HOw are you feeling a couple weeks later? Still satisfied with the results? Would like to hear how you're faring as you get farther from the treatment date...Thanks!
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