Location: San Diego, CA
Member since 10/23/2009


  • 26 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 6 questions

Reviews & Stories

Fraxel: Restore - Painful

WHY I DID IT: fine lines, smile wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne scars around chin area WHERE I DID IT: i went to a {edited - provider info is shown above the review for registered users}, San Diego, CA because it had the best deal for one treatment. One treatment is all i can afford for now, so that is why i did not get a package, otherwise I would have. THE PROCESS: i didn't... READ MORE

Questions from gengen

What Exactly Does Avoid the Sun After Fraxel Re:Store Mean?

The Fraxel website says to avoid the sun for 3 months, post treatment. I am getting one Fraxel Re:store treatment next week and am wondering exactly what "avoid the... READ MORE

Questions to Ask my Doctor Before Fraxel Restore Treatment?

I'm getting one Fraxel Restore treatment done this Friday. I have sensitive skin and I'm 28 years old. What are some questions that I should ask if before the procedure? READ MORE

What Do the Numbers in Fraxel Restore Treatment Mean?

I had fraxel restore done and the technician said the highest it goes is 20. She had me on 18 and 8.... what does that mean? READ MORE

Fraxel Laser Only Treats 20 Percent of the Skin with Multiple Passes?

During a Fraxel Restore treatment, when the technician does multiple passes over the same area, how does the laser know which area is the same skin being treated and not... READ MORE

Recent comments from gengen

Thank you for posting. very thorough! do you have an pre/post laser photos you feel comfortable sharing? READ COMMENT

Thank you for your play-by-play, it was so very helpful. I'm not sure if wrinkles were an issue for you before, would you be able to tell me to what degree it helped your fine lines/crows feet/wrinkles? READ COMMENT

Thank you for your posts. did your wrinkles/lines ever disappear? READ COMMENT

This was so helpful, thank you! READ COMMENT

My provider suggested that i use hydrocortisone cream.... so at first i didn't use that, but i used grapeseed oil because it doesn't clog pores, but then i switched over to hydrocortisone because i exfoliated early and got a rash and... READ COMMENT