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Boston Cosmetic Surgeon Specializing in Liposculpture, Smartlipo, Vaser Hi Def Lipo and Laser Liposuction
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Fraxel re:pair CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing

Uncover the youthful skin buried within

The Fraxel re:pair laser is the most advanced laser ever made for facial rejuvenation with unmatched results for facial resurfacing. Fraxel by Solta Medical is the industry leader in fractional skin rejuvenation. Using microscopic laser columns, Fraxel treatment penetrates deep into the skin to trigger your body's natural healing process, replacing damaged tissue with younger, healthier skin-all while keeping the surrounding tissue intact.

Fraxel re:pair is classified as a Fractional Microablative CO2 laser. The laser vaporizes microscopic columns of tissue (microthermal zones or MTZ), each less than 1/10th the diameter of a hair, and then vacuums this tissue away. The result is removal of tissue that amounts to up to 25% of what a face lift would remove surgically, but in all areas of the face, not just around the ears. Although some severely aged skin might need 2 treatments, in general, this is considered a one-time procedure. The Fraxel CO2 laser has much less downtime than its CO2 predecessors, with only 5-7 days of wound care.

Because this unique fractional technology is so precise, Fraxel treatment can resurface skin on and off the face, even on delicate areas like the chest, neck and hands. In addition to wrinkles, acne scars, surgical scars, age spots and melasma, Fraxel treatment can help with these resurfacing conditions:

  • Irregular texture
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Discoloration and pigment irregularities
  • Sun-induced redness (vascular dyschromia)
  • Loose skin
  • Stretch marks
  • Enlarged pores

Dr. Ishoo will frequently use Fraxel re:pair in addition to Reversalift® and JuvaSculpt® procedures to achieve your most beautiful results.

The procedure is done in the office usually with topical anesthesia only; however, for added comfort Dr. Ishoo may occasionally prescribed oral sedation.

Whether you have sun damage, wrinkles or other signs of age, Fraxel treatment can frequently deliver remarkable results that help you look and feel your best. We at Boston Cosmetic Surgery Center will provide you with pre and post procedure skin care regimen that will optimize your results.

During your complimentary initial consultation, Dr. Edwin Ishoowill evaluate your unique needs and explain the procedure in detail. You will have the opportunity to view before and after photos, so that you will know what to expect from the treatment. After your treatment Dr. Ishoo will instruct you on the best techniques to care for your skin to maintain your new healthy look.

How Does Fraxel re:pair Work?

Microscopic laser columns penetrate deep into the dermis to create tiny wounds, which trigger your body's natural response system to heal those wounds. This process expedites your body's remodeling of collagen and elastin, which results in tighter, fresher, more youthful-looking skin. This is how Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment creates new skin from the inside out. Just as important are the areas of skin that Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing treatment does not touch. Because the treatment is so precise, the laser columns target only a fraction of skin at a time, leaving the surrounding tissue intact. This fractional treatment allows your body to heal the skin faster than if the entire area were treated at once.

What is the Recovery Time?

Recovery after standard Fraxel Repair Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing takes anywhere from 5 to 7 days. This new technology offers a range of benefits such as, quicker recovery, less swelling and bruising, increased safety, and improved skin tightening as patients heal. This technology and innovative technique performed by Dr. Ishoo has revolutionized facial rejuvenation. The combination of techniques enables Dr. Ishoo to offer gentle but effective facial rejuvenation options to nearly all clients.

How long do the results last for the Fraxel re:pair CO2 resurfacing laser?

We see results that take 5-10 years off our client's appearance. With good skin care, sun protection, and not smoking, we expect that you will get 5-10 years of improvement. This is consistent with the older CO2 lasers which have been around for over 15 years.

Do some people need more than one treatment?

Acne scarring and upper lip lines (smoker's lines) are often very difficult to treat. For these 2 conditions, a second treatment might be needed after about 4-6 months.

To learn more about Dr. Ishoo's Fraxel laser skin treatment or to schedule a free consultation in the Boston area, contact us by phone at 888.875-1845 or email us today at