Fraxel Repair Around the Eyes - Houston, TX

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I did Fraxel Repair on November 16th 2011 around...

I did Fraxel Repair on November 16th 2011 around my eyes, since my eye lids were drooping more than I would like them to specially the right eyelid which is why they increased the intensity on the right eye which is why its suffering more lol. anyways the procedure its self was ok the worst part was when they insert the metal shields that FREAKED me out :( even though you don't feel it since they put numbing drops in your eyes before hand but it was still freaky. you are completely numb for the whole procedure which probably took 15 minutes but the prep time was about 45 min. first there was the anesthetic ream then the doctor injects more anesthetic all around the eye which is why I have bruising starting to show now :( I wish the doctor was more gentle with the shots, Fraxel doesn't cause the bruising its the injections. after the procedure they clean you up with diluted vinegar and put you in front of the "general Wave light" for only 1 minute it supposedly helps with healing and I did it the day after and also today and planing on going tomorrow to do another 1 minute on the general wave light. I know driving 10 minutes to get only 1 minute of that light sounds absurd but hey its FREE and plus I really need to heal fast b/c Thanksgiving is in 6 days LOL!!! anyways I would tell you how I looked but let the pictures speak for them self. I will change my opinion from undecided as I'm done heeling and of course will post more pictures as I go.

Sorry I meant to say " GENTLE WAVES LIGHT" not...

Sorry I meant to say " GENTLE WAVES LIGHT" not general wave.

Today is one week after my Fraxel repair and I...

today is one week after my Fraxel repair and I still have just 2 very small bruises and pink around my eyes which was expected the doc said the pink should take another week or maybe a month depends on how I heel but so far doc says I'm heeling very well and fast :D. ok so my right eye is a lil swollen still since they did more work to it but I can already see results in my eyelid :) yaaay so this procedure is definitely WORTH it. will update again once the pink is all gone and my eye is back to normal.

Ok so the last picture was a week after the...

ok so the last picture was a week after the fraxel, but I was still swollen and now after almost 5 months later my eye looked the same as before :( so I pretty much spent all that money for nothing :(. so 3 days ago I did an eyelid surgery for my right eye and removed 3mm off so it was an in office procedure and so easy and cost me $1250.00 I should of just done that from the beginning and I would of saved money :/ oh well you live and learn :).

Houston Dermatologic Surgeon

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
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4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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