Fraxel Restore and Dual


Fraxel Restore

Fraxel® Restore - Non-ablative Laser For Acne Scars and Skin Aging

Fraxel is an advanced technology - In contrast to the Mixto CO2 laser,  which an 'ablative', laser,   Fraxel is considered more gentle. How Fraxel Restore works is well understood and the result of extensive medical studies. Below are details on the treatment and the science behind it. Remember, every patient's circumstances are different, so for specifics, it's best to consult with Dr. Dannaker.  If you have acne scars and darker skin, or wish to avoid the greater downtime found with fractional CO2 lasers, the Fraxel Restore may be right for you.  Fraxel results can vary widely based on the physician's experience.  Dr. Dannaker while  always keeping your safety as sacrosanct, is experienced with advanced treatment protocols for resurfacing lasers such as Fraxel.  For  treatment of acne scars Dr. Dannaker can combine Fraxel with micro needling and/or subscision of  scars to improve scarring without extending recovery time.  

 Treatment Facts and Guidelines


Fraxel treatments usually last between 15-45 minutes

Treatment Regimen

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.


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.

Safety and Side Effects

"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 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.

Fraxel Restore Patient Brochure  

Fraxel Dual

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Age / Sunspots



Age spots are due more to sun exposure than an aging effect. These spots—also called sunspots, brown spots or liver spots—are flat, uneven dark patches on the face, neck, chest, hands and arms and other areas that are regularly exposed to the sun. Though usually harmless, these blotchy brownish patches can make you look and feel older than you really are.

In the sun, your body reacts by producing a pigment called melanin to protect your skin from ultraviolet rays. If you spend a lot of time in the sun, your skin may overreact by producing too much melanin. That increased pigmentation can result in age spots, which fall into a broad medical category called "pigmented lesions." Fraxel Dual can combine the restore wavelength (1550nm) with the Thulium (1927nm) to improve the deep and superficial layers of the skin.  

The Dual treatment results in peeling of the skin to better remove surface blemishes and brown spots.  The use of two wavelength's to simultaneously treat the skin, can be synergistic.  Some patients may desire improvement in the surface blotchy pigmentation.  The 1927nm wavelength can be used alone and sometimes in combination with the Yag laser (q switched yag for brown spot section) to maximize your results and minimize the number of treatments necessary.

Dr. Dannaker will try to customize your treatment to your desired results, number of treatments and degree of downtime whenever possible.


Skin Resurfacing Chest

1550 : 3 treatments











In the decade since Fraxel first pioneered true fractional laser technology, physicians around the world have treated more than 800,000 patients. That’s nearly a million treatments for women and men of all ethnicities, each with their own reasons for wanting to look and feel younger.

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*Results may vary

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