Things to Know Before Fraxel

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First of all, fraxel cannot be judged after 1 or 2...

First of all, fraxel cannot be judged after 1 or 2 sessions, you must have the full course of 4-6, and even then it will take up to a year before the collagen has developed to make a judgement.

If you still have adult acne, then prior to fraxel I recommend getting the smoothbeam laser treatment first, which shrinks the sebaceous glands that cause acne. I would also get on prescription medication to eliminate as much acne as possible prior to your first treatment, then continue taking it with your doctors supervision.

I just completed a smoothbeam laser session, and my first of five fraxel treatments. In between I also did a chemical peel. Laser treatments work from underneath the skin, so doing something topical such as chemical peels or microdermabrasion can speed up overall healing and appearance.

So far I am pleased with my doctor and how the treatment plan is going.

Austin Dermatology Clinic

The staff were excellent and very patient in answering questions and making recommendations for the best treatment plan.

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