Fraxel Lasers

Fraxel Lasers

There are two Fraxel Lasers: The Dual and the Re:Pair (CO2)

The Fraxel Dual:

The Dual has two Fraxel heads in one. The 1550 Fraxel, also called the Re:Store, is FDA approved for treatment of actinic keratoses, which are pre-malignant lesions, as well as remodeling of acne scars and surgical scars. It also reduces age spots, fine wrinkles and large pores.

The second head of the Dual is the Fraxel 1927, designed to diminish or remove abnormal pigmentation spots ...

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Rejuvenation for the Hands

Rejuvenation for the Hands

 Patients comment almost weekly about their old looking hands. “Doctor, my face looks great now, but what about my hands?” Let’s analyze the hands regarding their older appearance. First, the skin becomes thin and wrinkled from sun damage. After all they are continuously exposed to the ultraviolet rays of the sun, and we virtually never put sun block on them.  When we do, it gets washed off several times a day. Also related to ...

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Retinol Silk or Retin A?

A patient recently asked me to write her a prescription for Retin A. She presently uses our skin treatment system, New Youth Cosmeceuticals, which contains Retinol silk. She also said that the Retinol Silk did nothing for her. I asked how she could tell. Her answer opened my eyes and mind. She stated that there was no redness, irritation, or flaking. I realized that some people think these side effects are necessary to achieve skin rejuvenation when ...

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