Laser Peel/Resurfacing Questions & Answers

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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!!
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I don’t want a tummy tuck or anything invasive, but I have big unattractive stretch marks above my pubic region, below my belly button. Are there any good laser treatments or other non-invasive options for me?
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Is fraxel repair really as painful and expensive as I heard it was? Is an ultrasound facelift a better option for someone like myself who is looking to tighten skin and reduce fine lines/wrinkles? I don’t know much abo...
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The summer is coming up and I always like to make sure that I have a solid base tan before I go to the beach. I had a fraxel treatment on my face a few months ago and will be getting another in two weeks. Should I not ...
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Is fraxel good for spot treating areas of the face, like crows feet? I would like to just take care of that rather than doing a treatment on my entire face. If fraxel isn’t good for this what other options do I have?
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I had a fraxel treatment 3 months ago but at this point I want to just go for the full facelift. Should I wait longer before considering the facelift? Some people say that you should keep giving the fraxel a try to see...
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As someone who wants to get rid of wrinkles in my face and also restore my natural glow and decrease the effects of sun damage, would it be better for me to get botox before fraxel? Is there a general rule of thumb or ...
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Can someone explain what is involved with fraxel laser resurfacing? It looks like a great way to make my face look more refreshed but I do not understand how it actually works. Will it be a long recovery process? What ...
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I see a few doctors who have said hemosiderin staining will eventually go away over time. That’s comforting to know, but if I wanted to speed up the process, which laser is best to do so? If it helps, I developed hemos...
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My eyes are beginning to develop crow’s feet. I am in my mid thirties and I was hoping to avoid this type of facial aging for a few more years. Will the fraxel refine help make my crows feet less noticeable or maybe sl...
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I have some pretty gnarly wrinkles under my eyes. I am 43years old and have been wanting to look more refreshed for awhile now. Does the fraxel laser help with under eye wrinkles specifically? It is tough to tell onlin...
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I am interested in getting some fraxel laser treatment on my face. I have lived near the beach for most of my life and my skin has taken a beating from the sun. It sounds like the fraxel laser is a good option for refr...
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I’ve had several fraxel treatments but now I’m wondering if the tradeoff was worth it. I had fraxel to improve my skin and restore its youthful appearance, but now I’ve developed what I believe to be hyperpigmentation ...
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I’ve read mixed reviews – some say it’s not safe and that it does more harm than good, while others say it works wonders. I know they say you shouldn’t believe everything you read on the internet, but I truly don’t kno...
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I am an Asian male in High School. My acne is pretty aggressive. Not only am I self-conscious about how I look, but my acne is pretty painful. Will the fraxel laser help get rid of my acne? Or at least help minimize the...
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I had my first fraxel treatment almost a month ago and do not feel like having another one. Will I ruin my results if I do not keep up with the treatments? Some people say it is important to keep up with the procedures...
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The pores on my nose are killing me. Is a fraxel laser better or will Botox be a more realistic option? I do my best to keep my face clean on a daily basis, but I think the damage has been done on my pores. For some re...
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My face is pretty wrinkly and I am considering the fraxel laser or a facelift. I am 44 years old and want to look more refreshed. Are facelifts meant for people that have had more trouble with the effects of gravity? I...
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I have some pretty solid sunspots on my face. Will the fraxel laser be a good option for me? I get concerned that I might choose the wrong procedure or if my sunspots are too pronounced to be fixed. Is that possible? L...
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Is the fraxel restore worthwhile? It sounds like it is less invasive on the skin tissue if my research is correct. Considering the fact that I do not even understand what skin tissue is. It just seems like the lighter ...
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Fraxel seems like it really does a great job restoring skin and reducing lines and wrinkles. I've really been impressed with what I've read, and the pictures I've seen online. Just curious what most doctors think? Are ...
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My Fraxel laser treatment was last week and I did not really like the results. A lot of people seem to get good result from the procedure but I still have acne that I am not comfortable with. To me the goal is to feel ...
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My husband and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary in 3 months. We are throwing a party and we hired a photographer so as you can imagine I want to look my best. If I get fraxel laser treatments for some wri...
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As Harrison ford would say, what are the clear and present dangers of Fraxel laser treatment? I want to increase how youthful my faces looks and I do not want to end up with a face full of side effects and a regretful ...
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My fraxel laser procedure went great 2 weeks ago but now I have bumps and blisters all over my face. Some people might call these side effects, but when they are all over your face they are Effects! I do not feel comfo...
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I had Fraxel laser treatment lastweek and I feel like I got ripped off. I look the same. Yes, if I take an after photo with better lighting and a big smile I look better than my sad before photo. But why the sam heck wo...
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I have some white stretch marks on the side of my legs, just below my hip bone. I’ve been reading up on erbium laser treatments recently and it sounds like they are pretty effective at reducing the appearance of most s...
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I think I finally grew out of having active acne now that I am 33 years young. Unfortunately the scarring that resulted is equally troublesome. Would the Fraxel help with my acne scars? I am currently researching optio...
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I'vegiven up on topical treatments for my acne. I am committed to getting a procedure and want to know what the best laser acne treatment is. I’m not concerned about pain or recovery, just as long as it works. I cannot...
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I have fairly mild sun spots on my face, mainly around my cheeks and forehead, and was thinking about getting Fraxel treatments. I’ve seen some broad ranges online. Can someone please tell me the average cost of such t...
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