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The Fraxel laser is a minimally ablative “fractionated” laser that resurfaces the skin and treats:
Unlike other lasers that ablate (vaporize at a high temperature) the top layer of skin, Fraxel penetrates skin below the surface and stimulates the production of collagen and new skin cells.
Then, the body replaces damaged skin with fresh, healthy skin.
Treatments can last between 10 and 90 minutes, depending on your specific condition.
Depending on the aggressiveness of treatment and your own skin’s healing ability, you may experience side effects such as:
Other temporary side effects may include:
Fraxel is a registered trademark of Solta Medical, Inc.