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Fraxel Restore Horror Stories on Real Self?

Hi there, So, there seems to be an ample number of Fraxel Restore horror stories from unhappy patients... especially on this particular site. Is... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair After ArteFill?

I had ArteFill for my smile line several years ago, and also had fillers for the vertical lines above my lip more than a year ago. Now I'm considering... READ MORE

Pain Involved and Possible over Scarring with Fraxel Repair/Restore

I have a Fraxel Restore procedure scheduled at the only place in my area (Maine) that does it. They have only been doing it for 6 months. I'm... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair or Total FX PIH Risk on Skin Type 4?

Hello, I'm considering Fraxel Repair or Total FX (Active FX/Deep FX) for acne scarring. I have skin type 4, Middle Eastern skin. Will I get PIH after... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Have Fraxel Repair After Restylane Injection?

Is it safe for a patient who has previously received Restylane injections to be given a Fraxel Repair treatment. If so, how long should one wait... READ MORE

How Safe is Fraxel Restore?

How 'safe' is actually fraxel restore literally. Of course every doctor you go to for consultation they will say is safe regardless and with 1% risk.... READ MORE

Are There Indicators of Future Complications from Fraxel Repair?

I am considering Fraxel Repair on my face, neck, chest for fine lines and crepiness. I have allergies, atopic dermatitis, and asthma (all well... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair over 4 Ccs of Aquamid?

I have had the Aquamid over a 6 year period, and am interested in Fraxel repair. Will there be any problems if I have Fraxel repair? READ MORE

I'm tempted to do Fraxel Repair but I'm scared looking at the pictures. Do benefits outweigh the risks?

I'm 31 and have acne since a teenager. no surprise i have acne scars on cheeks (some indentations, not super deep and pigmentations) and huge pores.... READ MORE

Is it safe to have Fraxel Repair on lower eyelid after having blepharoplasty?

I had lower eyelid surgery and have a little scar tissue. I had a revision, but it did not resolve the issue. Is Fraxel Repair safe to use on that... READ MORE

Is Fraxel Restore a good idea before a ski trip?

I'm scheduled to have Fraxel Restore (or a "mini" Fraxel) a few days before a ski trip in high altitude. Will the cold/altitude be a problem? READ MORE

Different recovery/risk profiles for Fraxel Repair, Mixto, and medical grade TCA?

Trying to figure out which is least risky on Fitzpatrick Type III and won't leave me with pink skin for months. I have medium skin with some acne,... READ MORE

Risks of Post Palomar Lux1540 Complications Such As Tracking/grid Like Appearance and Hyperpigmentation in Asian Skin Type?

Hi , I am 30 yr old asian female, had my 1st palomar 1540 for acne scar on my face by a technician 3 days ago. I am extremely concerned as I have red... READ MORE

Risk of problems with fraxel restore?

I'm seeing people writing about Fraxel Restore "being the worst thing I ever did". Photos of patients that have skin that looks worse than prior to... READ MORE

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