Location: London
Member since 5/5/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Fraxel Restore - London

Want to share my journey through having fraxel restore laser. I've suffered from acne for over 20 years on and off. Had scarring most of my adult life due to this and mostly dealt with it fine, as my skin texture has somewhat improved over the years (or maybe I have just got used to my reflection). Had a break out earlier this year and decided to try microdermabrasion to get rid off the... READ MORE

Questions from bacella

Fraxel Restore - Should I Carry On? (photo)

I am currently 3 weeks out of my second fraxel restore treatment. I've got two more to go, but unsure if I should carry on. I believe my scars have become slightly shallower... READ MORE

Recent comments from bacella

The doctor didn't think my scarring was severe enough to need recell. He said that the treatment comes with some risks and it will take almost a year for the skin to fully recover. I have stopped looking into recell and other treatments... READ COMMENT

They will start on a lower setting and then go higher for each treatment. It took me about 3 - 4 days to recover from the second treatment. They gave me a skincream to use before and after the treatments (can't remember the name, but it... READ COMMENT

Fraxel and CO2 are two different laser treatments - you need to check the reviews for CO2 laser to get more information. But any laser comes with risks. I was supposed to have 5 fraxel treatments and after the first one I couldn't see... READ COMMENT

If everything goes well CO2 will probably give you a better result, but it comes with much higher risks! I'm happy with the results I had from endymed. I only had two treatments, cause my skin was too fragile from fraxel and I developed... READ COMMENT

I'm really sorry to hear about your damage and how you struggle. I felt endymed fsr (its more of a radiofrequency) did help even my skin out. It took away some of the streaky skins and evened out some "bumps". I stopped after 2... READ COMMENT