Fraxel Repair

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Fraxel Repair is a fractionated CO2 laser treatment that is used for skin resurfacing—wrinkle treatment, reversing sun damage, treating acne scarring—when more dramatic repair is in order. LEARN MORE ›

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Day 3 of Fraxel Repair - Swelling, Whiteheads, You Name It

Well, I was told these would be the typical side effects. I woke up on Day 2 with my eyes swollen shut! Thank God my husband was home to drive me to my post-op appt. My entire face was swollen too and I did not look at all like myself. I also started getting very small whiteheads so my dr.... READ MORE

Hopeful and Positive then Disappointed and Worth 7k Less Than Before

I looked good for about a month (probably due to swelling)then it started to go down from there. (I was told it lasted five to seven years) I never had acne,and I suspect that this procedure is mainly for those who have scars etc. My formerly smooth skin now has brown rough spots, and you can... READ MORE

6 Weeks In From Fraxel Repair Surgery

I had the Fraxel Repair done at the end of February and everyone in the office kept telling me that the more heat the doctor uses when doing the surgery the better the outcome. Unfortunately I had extreme pain when the doctor was doing it and I could not stand the pain at all let alone the heat.... READ MORE

Over 2 Week Post Fraxel and I've Developed Small Ichy Bumps

I'm 18 days now post fraxel repair and still have redness. But now I also have small ichy raised blemishes. But they dont seem like pimples My doctor seems to say there is nothing wrong and that I'm progressing normally. Soooo am I??? READ MORE

Fraxel CO2 Laser Gave Big Results - Laguna Niguel, CA

I'm 54 years old and wanted to do something about the skin on my face, neck & chest. The texture isn't what it used to be, there were freckles, uneven coloring and my skin just looked haggard. Over the years I've spent alot of money on the latest creams and topical procedures... READ MORE

32 Yo Male Fraxel Repair Laser For Deep Acne Scarring- Awesome So Far!

Hey Guys, Just wanted to let you know that I am 2 weeks post Fraxel Repair for deep acne scarring- I had had 6 Fraxel Restores in the past, but this was my first Repair- Still red of course but my face drastically was tightened in a great way, and much smoother- I know it's early days, but trust... READ MORE

Post Fraxel Repair

So far im not impressed it has been over 5 weeks and my face is still noticably red and my scars from acne are all still there. i just want the redness to go away then i will just be happy to have my old face back.hello, I had a fraxel repair done over 5 weeks ago, i had it done to both cheeks... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair for Acne Scars - Excellent Results So Far!

I am 47 and had the Fraxel Repair performed two weeks ago. The results are amazing so far. I had acne scarring on my cheeks, temples, and chin that are now so smooth I can't stop looking in the mirror! And the fine lines around my eyes and mouth are gone. I received two passes of subcisions... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair Nightmare

I did fraxel repair for acne scars & sun damaged skin. It was extremely painful even after taking 4mg of xanax & 3 percocet(25 mg total)& they put on numbing cream . I have a high pain tolerance but it was horrible. Swelling & burned skin was incredibly painful & emotionally... READ MORE

Seeking Advice - Left with Scarring After Fraxel Repair

Hello, everyone. I'm a 26 y.o. female, about 11 months ago I've had Fraxel Eye Repair done. Actually I was satysfied w/my skin prior to that. The reason I went there is to get rid of a scar on my left upper-lid. Doctor took a look and said that my only option is Fraxel Repair, because my scar... READ MORE

2 Fraxel Repairs - Unsure of Results with Different Lighting

I've had 2 fraxel repairs done and when I look into a mirror in normal lighting all I see is a few large pores (my doc says the same thing), but when I held a flashlight over my face in the dark looking at a mirror, I saw a bunch of things on my face I've never seen before even the areas on my... READ MORE

Love my Fraxil Repair Results So Far

Arlington Hts,IllinoisI Had my procedure done 3 days ago and i already see differences. The docter was extremely informative regarding the procedure. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PROCEDURE TO ANYONE. READ MORE

Postive Results, 100% Better! BE PATIENT PEOPLE

OK - I HAD THE MOTHER LOAD ON MY FACE..... Close to the strongest viable treament, I would say only 95% of people in here would have had this percentage. It was to treat scars from a horse riding accident that saw 68% of my face ground up with gravel after a horse ride over my face,... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair Disaster - Wanted to Remove Fine Lines on Forehead and Lower Eyelid Area

Treatment experience poor. I went to see a doctor about removing some fine lines on my forehead and lower eyelid area.While I was on the treatment table he recommended I do my entire face otherwise I would have to go through life with two different colours on my face. Big mistake! My entire face... READ MORE

Persistent Dryness Even 10 Days After Fraxel Repair

Its been 11 days since my Fraxel Repair procedure on my face. Although the swelling and scabbing were completely gone by about Day 5-6, the dryness and associated sand paper-like feeling on my skin has not subsided. I used the Aquaphor religiously between Day 1 and Day 10. I have continued... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair Didn't Help Sun Spots, Red Spots, Fine Lines

Hello,on aug 10 i had fraxel is aug 16th. severe peeling /edema/redness/pain.nothing has improved save my skin has stopped peeling. some edema gone.i had it done for sunspots/redspots/finelines. i was told by my plastic surgeon all these will be GONE for very fine. all are still there.... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair - Mixed Results on Pores, Wrinkles, Veins and Rosacea - Philadelphia, PA

So far i have mixed feelings about this procedure. i guess it is really too soon to tell what the benefits will be. i was very prepared for the healing time, post op care and downtime after reading this site and seeing people's pics. i plan to post mine when i am healed. I chose fraxel... READ MORE

Pain and High Cost with Little Result - Boston, MA

I had the more advanced fraxel procedure in which repeated treatments are not necessary. Dr told me it would help with skin tightening, but there would be limited down time. Instead, I had significant burning, almost equal to what I would have had from a conventional laser treatment, but with... READ MORE

Worked for Me - but There is Down Time!!

I am having fraxel done for mild to moderate acne scarring on my cheeks. I am 47 and have a medium complexion. I do not scar severely. I had a birth mark the was the size of a dime removed from my stomach 2 years ago and there is just a faint hyperpigmented line where that birth mark was removed... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair - Almost 60 and Now Not Happy in my Own Skin - Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

I had Fraxel Repair 3 weeks ago. I reacted to the numbing agent so was given adovan and dental blocks which I don't recall as I was not fully conscious. The recovering process has been wrought with extreme redness, itchiness and patches of sand-paper like skin. I am concerned that I am... READ MORE

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