Fraxel Science

THE DETAILS

Fraxel is an advanced technology – but how it works shouldn’t be a mystery. Here are some details on the treatment and the science behind it. Remember, every patient’s circumstances are different, so for specifics, it’s best to talk to your Fraxel physician one-on-one.  

Fraxel at Work

"Smart scanning" hand piece ensures consistency and safety
Fractional lasers penetrate top skin layers
Fraxel light energy stimulates collagen, and resurfaces the top skin layer
Your skin's natural rejuvenation process smoothes wrinkles and scars by stimulating collagen

Treatment Facts and Guidelines

DurationTreatment RegimenResultsComfort

Fraxel treatments usually last between 15-45 minutes

Most patients see the best results with 1-5 Fraxel treatments

Fraxel works with your body’s natural skin cells, so results typically take 1-3 weeks to take effect. Click here to see real patient Before & After photos

Most Fraxel patients report the sensation of a "light sunburn" immediately after treatment, but treatment plans can vary, so ask your physician about the specifics of your treatment.

Or hear real patient treatment stories here

Safety and Side Effects

With a track record of over 800,000 treatments, Fraxel technology is proven to be safe and effective for multiple indications. But because skin types and conditions can vary, some side effects are possible. Click here for typical side effects