Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about Fraxel.
Fraxel (repair) is an ablative fractionated laser that vaporizes tissue in a precisely controlled manner to promote new collagen formation and skin rejuvenation. Recovery time is longer and can range from a few days to a few weeks. Ablative lasers are most useful for improving scarring, moderate wrinkles, severe sun damage, moderate skin laxity, mottled pigmentation and cosmetic tattoos.
Fraxel treatment of SCARS
Fraxel lasers can be used to treat unwanted scars. For instance, here is an example of treating scars after a facelift with the Fraxel repair laser: