Location: Mexico city Mexico
Member since 1/5/2010


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Rough Skin and Lumps After Fraxel SR1500 - Mexico City, Mexico

I live in Mexico city. I am 37 y/o with light skin, some sun damage and fine wrinkles around eyes, and some old acne scaring on my cheeks. I had my 1st fraxel 3 weeks ago. It was the realiant SR1500. My settings were 60 mJ /6 (guess this is 20% coverage)/ 8 passes, and less energy for around the eyes, 45mJ I donĀ“t know the other settings for this part. I used Obagi system without tretinoin... READ MORE

Recent comments from sweetcathie

Yes it looks similar to what I have seen in my skin for several weeks after treatment, maybe as much as 3 months after. But it has always faded away, specially after starting to add tretinoin 0.1% to my night Obagi treatment. In your... READ COMMENT

Hi! I have had this procedures three times now, one year apart each from the other. The "weird" texture only last few weeks after treatment for me. The laser that is used on me is the Fraxel Restore SR1500 which is not the strongest one... READ COMMENT

Now after 8 weeks of my first Fraxel, my skin looks and feels great. It has definitely improved its condition. I have no doubts that some people is having very bad reactions to this procedure, due to bad choice of settings of the... READ COMMENT

At 6 weeks after treatment my skin has gone back to a normal texture. The microdots or minilumps that I was worried about have gone and I am so happy. It really helped a lot to start using the tretinoin every night, I also added a bit... READ COMMENT

As an update, I have started to add tretinoin 0.1% to the Obagi blender cream every night and in just one week there has been an improvement in the texture of the skin. There are still the tiny lumps specially around eyes, but they have... READ COMMENT