Location: Columbia, MD
Member since 3/12/2008


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Recent comments from cbanda

Smartlipo, Coolipo, Slimlipo, Vaser lipo, Power assisted lipo and the many others are tools physicians use toward a goal. They are tools for the physican and not so much for the patient. To imply that any one tool is far superior to the... READ COMMENT

Some basics first: The Fraxel Re:pair is an ablative fractionated CO2 laser. A fair comparison would be to a fractionated ablative Er:Yag laser. My experience is with Sciton's ProFractional XC. The difference between the two... READ COMMENT

The general consensus is that 6 weeks of compression garment wear is optimal. Periods as short as 2 weeks have been advocated for Smartlipo. I am of the opinion that this is only true for very small areas of fat with minimal suctioning... READ COMMENT

Fraxel Repair is the latest in the Fraxel family of fractional resurfacing lasers. The other two are Fraxel Refine and Fraxel Restore. The Repair is an ablative CO2 laser which only came out in January 2008. The Active FX (CO2) and... READ COMMENT