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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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

Fraxel Dual- So Far So Good! - San Diego, CA

First Fraxel Dual 1927 done 2 days ago for age spots, freckles, and fine lines and while it is too early to tell, I wanted to share my experiences before I forget, step by step. I am 32, fair skinned and noticed crows feet,freckles, and hyperpigmentation from years of sun damage and really... READ MORE

Fraxel Laser - the TRUTH Behind the Procedure! - Toronto, ON

So I bought a package of 4 fraxel laser treatments and on April 4, 2012 I completed my third treatment. I see a lot of people saying they've had poor experiences and so forth but I feel it's important to point out a number of things when considering fraxel. First, fraxel laser is... READ MORE

Best Thing I Ever Did - Sydney, Australia

Fantastic! I did it because i had scaring and pigmentation. I ALMOST got conned by a beautican but before handing over $5000 did more research and found a doctor in Sydney Australia that did it. THANKFULLY he explained all the different lasers and how I WOULD NOT have got my result through a... READ MORE

Considering Fraxel For My Acne Scars - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

I've been having acne for +10 years and refused "Roaccutane" treatment (because of its possible side effects)and I don't remember taking any kind of treatment(except for promising facial cleansers) and found Neutrogena (old product) to be the best but maybe not a complete... READ MORE

Fraxel Ruined my Skin, Should Be Banned by FDA

A friend and I made appointment for Fraxel to clear some very minor discoloration of the skin and as pre-treatment for minor fine lines in very early stages. My friend had hyperpigmentation from an old chemical peel in her teens, which had left her with mildly blotchy skin in one area of the... READ MORE

Fraxel for Eyes - Hong Kong

I had my first fraxel treatment around my eyes today. I am scheduled for my next of 6 treatments in 3 weeks. I was told that I can expect my wrinkles to improve, the darkness to minimize and have more overall lift in my eyes. I am in my mid-40's so I am at the beginning stage of showing the... READ MORE

Don't Do Fraxel

I had a bad experience, first is very painful procedure,and still my face has scars and large pores, even though I don't have acne like before. Fraxel laser did not help with my scars READ MORE

Fraxel Gave Me Long Term Damage - Indianapolis, IN

I had fraxel laser done in November 2008 to address some shallow scarring on my face. My settings were 35mj/8density/8passes. I did a lot of research and asked my doctor about the negative side effects and I was assured this was a safe procedure. She also told me that it would help me with my... READ MORE

My First Fraxel Treatment Was AMAZING - Ashburn, VA

Pros: Skin improvements Cons:none Advice:book your appointment on a Wednesday so you have all weekend to recover from peeling. READ MORE

Fraxel : My Journey to a New Self Image - Toronto, ON

The scar I set out to finally "address" is eleven years old. It is a result of an auto collision with a drunk driver I have never had the privilege of meeting till date. That was in May 2000. I literarily lost a chunk of flesh in the entire upper arm, the bones and the ball and socket... READ MORE

Didnt Work for Me - Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have skin graft scars from over 30 yrs ago. Flat, skin color mostly. I have an area on one of the scars, (I had this done on four scars 3 different parts of my body) that I had a laser treatment done about 15 yrs ago when it resurfaced the top layer like a third degree burn that ended up... READ MORE

Had DeepFX and Active FX on Tuesday February 15 - Long Island, NY

I am into m fourth day of recovery. My face is still swollen, brown and red. I just started skin shedding yesterday. I had both my entire Face and neck treated. I was given general anesthesia for the procedure which lasted well over an hour. Most of my pain occurred on the first day. My skin... READ MORE

Frazel Brought my Acne Back...don't Do It! - Shelby Twp, MI

After YEARS of battling acne and even being on Accutane twice back in my 20's, I finally got it under control at the age of 34. The only thing left was to get rid of the scarring I have, which are really only on my cheeks. After my first treatment I broke out HORRIBLY. All over my face...... READ MORE

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