Can I Do Fraxel Laser if I Have Bioalcamid Filler in my Face?

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Fraxel Laser

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Typically, this is not an issue, but you should first have an evaluation with your Board Certified Dermatologist and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.  I like patients to wait until the filler is due to be replaced so I can do a more accurate evaluation of how much volume loss there vs. laxity and wrinkles.

Fractionated laser procedures and fillers

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BioAlcamid is a permanent filler injected in the deep tissues and should not cause a problem with the erbium glass fractionated devices such as Fraxel Restore. I would avoid the CO2 device (Fraxel Repair) with BioAlcamid injections.

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD
Washington DC Dermatologic Surgeon

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