Is there a difference between Fraxel Repair and Restore?
Are fraxel repair and fraxel restore the same thing, or am I just confused? I would love to hear any feedback or advice about if there are differences and which is the better option. Thank you!!
Fraxel Re:Pair is a fractionated CO2 laser. This is their most aggressive but most effective laser. It will get rid of wrinkles and tighten the skin. The Re:Store is the Spa laser which is nonablative and less aggressive. This is an Erbium glass laser and will require several treatments: 3 to 5 to get the optimal results. The Re:Store will not get rid of wrinkles or loose skin.
Dr. John Burns
Dr. John Burns has 2 Laser/Peel before & afters:
Fraxel repair and restore are indeed different. One is a dual device (Re:Store) that is designed for maintenance and delivers treatment over multiple visits (3 to 5 usually). The other (Re:Pair) is a single wavelength device that is more aggressive in removing wrinkles and tightening the skin, but also has a much longer recovery.