Location: sydney
Member since 2/25/2009


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  • 1 review
  • 5 questions

Reviews & Stories

Fraxel Repair Disaster - Wanted to Remove Fine Lines on Forehead and Lower Eyelid Area

Treatment experience poor. I went to see a doctor about removing some fine lines on my forehead and lower eyelid area.While I was on the treatment table he recommended I do my entire face otherwise I would have to go through life with two different colours on my face. Big mistake! My entire face is ruined.The pain was severe. I was told downtime 1 week. Not so overall downtime 5 months.I had... READ MORE

Questions from mcast

Can Alpha Arbutin Be Used at the Same Time with Hydroquinone?

I am currently using 4% Hydroquinone for post inflammatory hyperpigmentation post laser Fraxel Re:pair, and came across the product Meladerm which contains Alpha Arbutin. Is it... READ MORE

Is PIH Following Fraxel Repair Permanent?

I am being treated with 4% hydroquinone for the past 4 months for post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) following Fraxel Repair. The hydroquinone does not seem to be... READ MORE

Will Obagi Resolve PIH After Laser Treatment?

Numerous doctors have suggested using Obagi to treat post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) following laser. Do you guys mean the Obagi Nu Derm system? If not, what products... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation Treatment Specialist Recommendation?

Can anyone recommend a specialist in pigmentation anywhere in the US that may be able to help resolve my PIH ( post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation) post Fraxel repair. I am 10... READ MORE

Is PIH from Fraxel CO2 Laser Permanent?

Can someone please tell me the truth about post inflammatory hyperpigmentation? I had fraxel co2 laser 12 months ago and still have PIH. Topical treatments have not worked and... READ MORE

Recent comments from mcast

Hi I know exactly what you are going through I had the repair 16months ago. Prior to the procedure I had very good skin no blemishes or wrinkles. I got talked into it by an unethical doctor. i have now been diagnosed with melasma and... READ COMMENT

My heart goes out to Angies family. What a beautiful , selfless, kind ,wonderful woman she was. Not only has she helped me to try to deal with my fraxel disaster but countless other woman while trying to heal her own fraxel damaged face... READ COMMENT

No you do not have the right doctor for the job. It will be very painful. Tali Fraxel repair will not fix your problem you need to have revision surgery. Mac READ COMMENT

This post has fake written all over it. Day 3 and you are cursing your doctor and yourself for having had this procedure done. Not a pretty sight. Please do not contaminate this reputable site with your fake posts. READ COMMENT

I am 12months post fraxel repair, and my face is sore everyday it feels like a prickling sensation all the time. I cant even stand moisturiser on my face. READ COMMENT