Fraxel Laser

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Fraxel is an FDA-approved laser treatment intended to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, skin pigmentation,  sun damage, acne, stretch marks, and, in some cases, the pre-cancerous skin condition actinic keratosis (AK). A handheld device is passed across the skin, sending laser light energy below the surface. This energy stimulates your body's natural production of collagen, rejuvenating the cells and smoothing the skin on the surface. LEARN MORE ›

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Young American - Hyde Park, FL

This is my first treatment and just like others have stated, it was painful. I have scars from acne since I am a picker and cannot stand to see or feel any bumps on my face. I wasn't really sure about this treatment since I have a darker skin tone, and I didn't want to be burnt. So far, so good.... READ MORE

Fraxel Restore - London

Want to share my journey through having fraxel restore laser. I've suffered from acne for over 20 years on and off. Had scarring most of my adult life due to this and mostly dealt with it fine, as my skin texture has somewhat improved over the years (or maybe I have just got used to my... READ MORE

Trying Fraxel Dual - Washington

Had fraxel duo on face and neck about an hour ago. I decided to try fraxel on face and neck and probably CO2 on the eyes (total fx). I was surprised, pleasantly, that it wasn't too painful and an hour or so later it doesn't feel that bad - mostly sunburnt and tight. There were definitely... READ MORE

Fraxel Laser - Laser MD Cosmetics - Long Beach, CA

Had my first Fraxel Laser procedure yesterday at Laser MD Commetics in Long Beach, Ca. A couple of nurse friends referred me. The physician performing the procedure is quite competent and has been performing laser for many years. His RN assistant Lisa has taught many physicians around the... READ MORE

Speed up Recovery - Spain

I am 40 years old and had Fraxel Laser Surgery to get rid of crow´s feet and slight wrinkled eye bags. It is my 6th day now and although the redness and swelling of the first 3 days has gone, I now have a disgusting looking crusty red and yellowish layer in that area. I am assuming it must be ... READ MORE

Second Day After Fraxel - Still Red and Swollen - Valencia, CA

Had Fraxel Dual on Friday afternoon -- writing this on Sunday morning. Dr. used only 1550 as I don't have much discoloration so he went after wrinkles. He used pretty high intensity (think he said #8), and told me that I'd probably be pretty swollen. Hope it's better tomorrow, since I have to go... READ MORE

Fraxel Dual to Treat Acne Scars.

I just had my 1st Fraxel:dual done to treat my acne scars, and I would like to share my experience here. BEFORE FRAXEL I did lots of research about Fraxel before I place my deposit. I read many negative feedbacks on realself, saw lots of sales pitch from spa and surgeon's offices and I... READ MORE

Fraxel Dual Treatment - Vienna, Austria

So, after having spent almost a year on researching for what treatment could be best for my acne, I found the perfect fit with fraxel. My acne is still active, so I thought that I would have to wait until it is fully under control to undergo a fraxel treatment, which really stressed me out... READ MORE

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Fraxel 5 Years Younger - Manhattan, NY

Ok...I had some hyperpigmentation from my teenage years of too much sun. By the way, I just turned 30 :(. This was my second time doing fraxel and here's how it went....I arrived an hour and a half before the procedure. They put some numbing cream on and left it on for about an hour and 15... READ MORE

I decided to do fraxel on my back - So Far So Good - Houston, TX

I decided to do fraxel on my back which had severe acne scaring from my teen years. The procedure was not painful, though it felt tingly and prickly, like someone poking my with a sharp roller brush, not the rubber-band snap feeling you get from laser removal. I will post updates as I heal;... READ MORE

Fraxel Not Worth It - San Diego, CA

I had 4 treatments of Fraxel restore, and 2 IPL's were included in the price. I chose this Dr. because the price was good compared to others, close to my house, and I had had IPL with her before. She recommended I have thermage, which was cheaper, but after reading reviews here I was scared... READ MORE

So Far, So Good! - Beverly Hills, CA

I wrote a review for another website after my first treatment a month ago. Here it is: This is my first Fraxel treatment and today is my fourth day. So far, so good. The procedure was definitely not painless, so make sure you apply the numbing cream ALL over your face all the way to... READ MORE

Loving the Results!! - Tampa, FL

I am 29 years old and felt like I looked about 5 years older, thanks to years worshiping the Florida sunshine without sunscreen! I have been going to this office for over a year for Botox injections and absolutely trust Dr. Cross and the staff. They never force any procedures or recommend... READ MORE

Can't Believe I Did It! - Houston, TX

Awesome! I can't believe I am on this side of this message board. I have been reading experiences here for some time, and now I am in the process! Had mine done yesterday at around 3:00 p.m. for severe acne scars. The doctor put it only 5% down from the highest level. Honestly, hurt more... READ MORE

You WILL Regret It - Saint George, UT

So, ive always been the ugly guy.years of nasty comments, ive got severe acne scars throughout my face and have always heard how ugly i am, etc, etc. so im 38 years old and have never had any sort of a relationship, hell ive never even asked a girl out.so i feel these scars are the reason so... READ MORE

Blistering, Bloody, and Scabs - Northern California

I am an Asian with acne scars and hyperpigmentation. I had my first Fraxel Restore done in Feb 2012. Six hours after treatment, my face was listering and oozing with white liquid & blood....it was quite severe. I was given antibiotic taken orally and topically. I looked like Frankenstein the... READ MORE

Package of 4 Fraxel Treatments - Toronto, Canada

To reduce/remove acne scarring, pros: smoothed out bumpy patches of scars, cons: downtime/peeling skin. I had my 1st of 4 sessions for acne scarring. The main difference after the 1st was the "flattening" impact, the scars I used to have had a crater / hole texture and was... READ MORE

So Far So Good (photo) - New Orleans, LA

After having a full F.L. My Dr. recommended Fraxel to treat the condition and texture of my skin as a addition to the F.L. I had my 3rd Fraxel treatment yesterday ( I will be having 4 in all ). Today I am very swollen and starting to "crust up" a bit. (Par for the corse) Over all I... READ MORE

Fraxel Laser Review - Cape Town, South Africa

Pigementation started after using StJohnsWort in 2007. Had 4-5 sessions of IPL which didnt help. Then heard about fraxel and went for a session, noticed amazing results. Had 2x fraxel treatments per year then down to 1x per year as the results were amazing and worth every cent. Last 2 sessions... READ MORE

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