Location: GA
Member since 4/10/2010


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Reviews & Stories

Fraxel Repair - Microscarring Problems

I had Fraxel Repair 4 months ago and it has been a disaster. I'm now suffering from what they call "micro-scarring" which has created a terrible texture on my skin. My acne scars are better, but the microscars that were left behind bother me each time I look in the mirror. My skin is rough and I'm worried this will only get worse as I age. READ MORE

Discussions started by 5087anon

Micro dot scarring 4 weeks after Fraxel Repair

I'm 4 weeks past Fraxel Repair and I can still see micro dots and laser "tracks" on my face. Will this go away? What can I do to fix it? My makeup sinks into these... READ MORE

Recent comments from 5087anon

Yes. The doctor did a couple of chemical peels and tried another laser treatment (much less intense than fraxel) but neither really helped. She suggested (after consulting with other docs) another very light round of fraxel to fix it,... READ COMMENT

I had the same problem with fraxel:repair and I'm not two years out from the procedure and still have bad/rough skin texture and 'micro hole scarring' on parts of my face. READ COMMENT

@may--I was told by my doctor that the repair at low settings might be a good option, but I haven't decided what I'm going to do you. I'm 6 months out and my doctor has pretty much confirmed that I have scarring from the procedure and... READ COMMENT

It's been suggested that I do another round of the Fraxel Repair at very low settings. This really scares me, so I don't know what I will do. What have you been told? READ COMMENT

Hi Dr. Persky - my doc now thinks this is a microscarring that can sometimes occur with fraxel. My skin texture just isn't the same as it was before the procedure and now I'm 4 months out. Any suggestions to help? READ COMMENT