What's the difference and which one is better; Fraxel DUAL or Halo laser?
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HALO vs Fraxel
Both are excellent devices, the question is what are you wanting to achieve? Its not about the ROI or money invested, it is about the end result. For darker skin one can turn the epidermal component of the Halo down, as can the Fraxel (1927). I have used all wavelengths and they all serve a purpose.
If I am treating acne scarring or rejuvenation in darker skin, I may not even go for a laser and use energy based Micro needling devices combined with PRP. Video outlines the pros and cons of Fraxel, I also did a review on the HALO in my channel. All the best, Dr Davin Lim
Fraxel Dual versus Halo
Both lasers are great devices and off excellent results for sun damaged skin, hyper pigmentation, and scarring. Both can be used on darker skin types. We have a Fraxel Dual device at our clinic in Miami and I see no reason for me to add the Halo because the Fraxel is able to accomplish what my patients need. Fraxel first came out in 2004 and so has over a decade of experience. Halo is a newer laser but this does not mean it is any less effective. It is just that a lot of doctors who offer the Fraxel device may not offer Halo because they may not want to add a redundant device.
I recommend you pick a doctor based on their in-person consultation, experience, reviews, and before and after photos. Hope this helps.
Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 and Halo 1470/2940 Lasers for African-American skin
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