How many Fraxel treatments will I need?

I was wondering how many treatments with the Fraxel laser will I need to cover at least 90% of the skin on my face if the density is set at 30% coverage each time. Thank you for your time

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Paul Vitenas Jr., MD

Published on Apr 19, 2016

Thank you for your question. Depending on your skin condition, skin tone, and whether or not you prep your skin, will depend on what settings will be used on your skin for each treatment. No patient's skin is treated the same, and each treatment for an individual patient may not be set at the same treatment settings each time. Typically, most patients need 3-5 treatments to treat specific skin issues.
The settings are decided by the provider once a thorough skin evaluation has been done for each patient.

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Answered by Paul Vitenas Jr., MD

Thank you for your question. Depending on your skin condition, skin tone, and whether or not you prep your skin, will depend on what settings will be used on your skin for each treatment. No patient's skin is treated the same, and each treatment for an individual patient may not be set at the same treatment settings each time. Typically, most patients need 3-5 treatments to treat specific skin issues.
The settings are decided by the provider once a thorough skin evaluation has been done for each patient.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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