Which areas of the body can Fraxel treat?
Fraxel may be used on the neck, chest, and hands. Other treatment areas may be possible, discussing these options with a trusted dermatologist is encouraged.
How many treatments are necessary?
The number of treatments needed to acquire certain results will vary from patient to patient. Discussing this with a dermatologist is always recommended. Usually up to five monthly sessions may be neededatients usually begin to see changes as their skin heals over a two to three month period of time.
Are the treatments permanent?
Patients can enjoy long lasting results as long as their skin is maintained and well taken care of over time. However, age and the elements can still cause skin changes as time progresses so Fraxel is a skin rejuvenation procedure which can be repeated if further unwanted changes occurs to the skin.
Disclaimer: This information is intended only as an introduction to this procedure. This information should not be used to determine whether you will have the procedure performed nor does it guarantee results of your elective surgery. Further details regarding surgical standards and procedures should be discussed with your physician.
By Dermanetwork.org Staff
Updated: October 28, 2009
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