Does Fraxel work on stretch marks?

Does it get rid of stretch marks?

Answers from doctors (3)


Greenwich Medical Skincare and Laser Spa

Published on Mar 01, 2010

Yes. Fractional Laser (also trademarked as fraxel, a type of fractional laser) has recently been FDA approved for the treatment of stretchmarks. It has been shown to get rid of stretch marks, and it's also been shown to treat many types of scars.
None of the above is not intended as medical advice. If you have a medical concern, please consult your doctor.

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Answered by Greenwich Medical Skincare and Laser Spa

Yes. Fractional Laser (also trademarked as fraxel, a type of fractional laser) has recently been FDA approved for the treatment of stretchmarks. It has been shown to get rid of stretch marks, and it's also been shown to treat many types of scars.
None of the above is not intended as medical advice. If you have a medical concern, please consult your doctor.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Jan 29, 2010

I don't think Fraxel works well on stretch marks. I like the N Lite Laser for stretch marks. The N Lite Laser usually works in 2-4 treatments.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

I don't think Fraxel works well on stretch marks. I like the N Lite Laser for stretch marks. The N Lite Laser usually works in 2-4 treatments.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Rejuve

Published on Jan 29, 2010

Stretch marks are one of the hardest conditions to treat. There is nothing concrete that has been shown to help with stretch marks. No laser machine has a proven FDA indication for this problem. However, there has been some patients who have seen some improvement on a case by case basis. If you are quite troubled by the stretch marks and you understand there are no guarantees and have low expectations, then it might reasonable to try a series of treatments. If anyone who promises you anymore, then I would be wary.

Answered by Rejuve (View Profile)

Stretch marks are one of the hardest conditions to treat. There is nothing concrete that has been shown to help with stretch marks. No laser machine has a proven FDA indication for this problem. However, there has been some patients who have seen some improvement on a case by case basis. If you are quite troubled by the stretch marks and you understand there are no guarantees and have low expectations, then it might reasonable to try a series of treatments. If anyone who promises you anymore, then I would be wary.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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