Location: san diego
Member since 1/31/2010


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Reviews & Stories

Fraxel Repair Nightmare - San Diego, CA

I am two weeks out from a fraxel repair and the recovery has been nothing short of a nightmare. I have scars forming around my eyes and my face is still so red that someone asked my if I was having an allergic reaction. My skin is so sensitive that when I plucked an eyebrow hair it left a bruise. I have laser track marks all over my face and my skin is so dry that I wake up at night to put... READ MORE

Recent comments from ntmare

I am doing vbeam at low settings. It seems to be helping but I might need 6 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart. I still 5 months out have some redness so it is also helping with that. I will let you know how it works out. READ COMMENT

I'm thinking that is what I have from it too. WHat are you being told to do ? READ COMMENT

I am about the same as week 7 except I am less red. The laser lines are very slow to improve. I am able to go out of the house at this point without makeup and look ok. Please let me know if I can help you anymore throughout this process. READ COMMENT

I am using cetaphil cleanser, tns recovery serum, obagi nu derm step 3 in the am and 5 in the evening, retin a at night and skinceuticals spf 45. Make sure you use sun block again and again throughout the day! READ COMMENT

I had a lot and by day 7 it was tolerable BUT when I woke up in the morning it was always a little bit worse. Let me know if I can help. READ COMMENT