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What's the Best Laser for Skin Resurfacing?

My dermatologist offers a laser treatment for skin "resurfacing" which is different from the laser at my favorite medispa. Are all lasers... READ MORE

Ablative V. Non Ablative Fractional Laser (Fraxel, Mixto, Active, Etc.)

I know this has been asked before...I am considering one of these procedures for age spots, folds and fine lines. Obviously, the no down time with the... READ MORE

Fraxel Repair Vs. Total FX (Active FX with Deep FX) - Which is Better?

Now that Fraxel has put out the new Fraxel repair laser, I am wondering if I should get that instead of the Active FX plus Deep FX treatment I planned... READ MORE

Which would you recommend; Fraxel vs. CO2 laser resurfacing of face?

I would like to know when one would need or want Fraxel to treat the whole face and when one would need or want CO2 laser treatment for same. For what... READ MORE

Profactional Vs CO2 Fractional Laser Resurfacing?

What is the difference between Profactional Laser resurfacing and CO2 Fractional Laser Resurfacing? READ MORE

Fraxel Vs Active FX

Which is better for skin resurfacing by laser: Fraxel laser or Active FX? READ MORE

Confused About Laser Resurfacing Treatments After Disappointment with CO2

I am Mexican and Filipino, but the Mexican side is questionable, as I may have French roots because I'm very fair and have had freckles as a child... READ MORE

TCA Vs. Laser for Sun Damaged Skin?

I want to even out the tone of my skin--I have a lot of sun damage and precancerous lesions. Not considering downtime or cost, would you recommened... READ MORE

Laser Resurfacing or Dermabrasion for Uneven Skin, Premature Fine Lines and Acne Scarring?

I am 25 years old and have been in search of a treatment for uneven skin, premature fine lines, and some acne scarring. I still have some mild... READ MORE

IPL or Active FX For Mild Acne Scars, Fine Lines and Enlarged Pores? (photo)

I am 33 light skin, oily, mild acne scars, fine lines, enlarged pores. I went to an office yesterday in regards to Laser. Didn't see a doctor, but... READ MORE

Laser resurfacing or Fotofacial RF?

I have many dark/brown spots and a few red spots on my face. Would laser resurfacing or Fotofacial RF be a better treatment for me? If the answer is... READ MORE

What is More Efective for Hipersensitive Skin: Fraxel Restore, Pixel Erbium Yag

I have very sensitive, white reactive skin. I had 1 fraxel restore 1 year ago (15 Jj/ 8 density) and responded very strongly to it, my skin was... READ MORE

Palomar 1540 and Co2 Laser

I wanted to ask the difference between the Palomar 1540 and Co2 lasers ad which one is better or are there any other you can recommend for acne... READ MORE

What Would Heal Quicker, 20% TCA Peel or a Full Laser Face Resurfacing?

I want to get my face perked up, but i dont know wether to get 20% TCA on my face or full laser resurfacing, which ever is the quickest to heal ill... READ MORE

What is better? Co2 fractional or erbium yag fractional/pixel laser to resurface skin?

I have had scar excision on my face. This is where you trade a pock mark for a line...somewhat. I have been told 6 weeks after to have laser and I do... READ MORE

Combination of Fractional Ablative and Full Non-ablative Laser Resurfacing?

I am a light-skinned Caucasion 33 year old woman. I have troublesome wrinkling around the eyes in particular, medium pores, raised acne scars, and... READ MORE

Fractional CO2 Resurfacing VS Non Ablative 1550 Diode Resurfacing for Mild Acne Scars/pores?

I have discussed resurfacing treatments with my doctor, they offer both of the methods mentioned in the title. I have mild acne indents, small open... READ MORE

What is difference between the fraxel facial laser treatment and the gentle yag facial laser treatment?

How long will the results of the gentle yag laser treatment last.  It was recommended 8 treatments 1 per week for 4 weeks and one there after... READ MORE

How would a laser work differently for lip lines versus fillers? Do doctors make more on fillers?

I'm a 43-year old female and am interested in laser resurfacing (do not want fillers) for some lines around my lips. There are some very short,... READ MORE

I learned of Laser Resurfacing AND Dermabrasion. Which one is best? :o)

I have typical octogenarian wrinkles all around the mouth...I don't like needles so fillers are out. I learned Laser Resurfacing isn’t very t... READ MORE

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