Fraxel Restore for Acne Scars - Is the Result Permanent?

As time goes by,collagen loses ,will the sacrs appear again?How long will the result last?

Doctor Answers 4

Results of fractional resurfacing are temporary

As you mentioned, there is loss of volume as time goes by, therefore the results gained in new collagen deposition will also decrease.  Whether the scars reappear as original, probably not because fractional resurfacing does change the tissue, essentially vaporizing portions of the scars and replacing them with new collagen.

Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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Fraxel acne scar treatment results are long term

The collagen improvement and refacing of the epidermal texture appears to be long term from Fraxel laser, which is clinically similar to  other procedures that were investigated with biopsies more than ten years after a procedure, such as dermabrasion.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
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Permanent improvement from Fraxel for acne scars?

  If you are happy with the results of your Fraxel treatment and the way it improved your acne scars, the chances are that your satisfaction with the procedure will persist.  Of course, nothing is permanent.  But you could (and should) have the procedure repeated if necessary.

Lawrence Kass, MD
Saint Petersburg Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Results are not permanent

There are no treatments that gives permanent results. All of treatments will give you temporary results.

Kamran Khoobehi, MD
New Orleans Plastic Surgeon
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