Location: california
Member since 11/20/2009


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Reviews & Stories

Painful Experience -San Francisco, CA

I researched for months about Fraxel: Repair hoping to find a physician in the San Francisco Bay Area who does it under I.V. sedation. I had no luck, so I decided to go ahead and endure the pain. It has been less than 72 hours since I had my lower face (upper lip and chin) and around the eyes done with Fraxel: repair 600 micron. My skin is very red, looks burnt, itchy and stings. I... READ MORE

Recent comments from athensbythesea

The redness is gone but the CO2 laser is way more aggressive. Downtime would be around 3-4 for a full face Fraxel"repair. Having said that one can go out after 2 weeks but it is obvious that something is done on the face. The... READ COMMENT

My research is limited to lasers and I can give an opinion about Fraxel ONLY. The repair is aggressive with extensive downtime. READ COMMENT

I posted my experience with fraxel restore. The restore is not ablative and scarring is deep into the skin. The FRAXEL: REPAIR works on scars because it penetrates deeper. The REPAIR requires 2 weeks downtime, meaning you... READ COMMENT

Fraxel: repair works well in the hands of a conservative and experienced doctor. Hard to find but there is one in San Francisco. Dr. Narurkar. I have had 5 fraxel restore treatments 4 months apart 2006 - 2008. Most doctors will... READ COMMENT

I had Fraxel repair 6 days ago. Upper lip and lower face. The upper lip and chin are recovering quickly but the sides (lower cheek area) is still raw and burnt looking. The physician was not experienced or careless. It is... READ COMMENT