For someone who has severe acne scars, how many Fraxel laser treatments should I expect to have?
Again, I have severe and kind of deeper scars over a wide surface. I have a lighter skin tone as well.
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Replied on 9/28/2012
By: Synergi Medspa | Richard W. Maack, M.D., F.A.C.S.
That is hard to answer without a personal consultation and skin evaluation. There are different levels that can be used to help resolve acne scarring depending on your desire and tolerance. The deeper and more aggressive you go, typically the fewer treatments you would require. On average, we like to recommend three treatments one month apart to allow your skin time to rest and heal.
Replied on 9/27/2012
By: Rejuve | John Tang, MD.
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If you choose the Fraxel Re:Repair then it is likely that you will need at
least 2 or 3 treatments. I would have you consider the Smartxide CO2 laser
for it gives similar results but it is a lot less painful doing the
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