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Laser treatment

WHICH LASER TREATMENT IS BEST FOR ANTI-AGING?

Published on September 27, 2011 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: What type of laser treatment would be best for fighting the typical signs of aging? I am a woman in my early 40s and have never had any cosmetic treatments before. Answer: I have the Fraxel Repair laser which is the latest, most high tech laser with the least downtime and best results. The […]

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WOULD THE FRAXEL LASER BE BEST FOR FINE LINES AND AGE SPOTS?

Published on August 07, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I would like a laser skin resurfacing treatment for my face, mostly to reduce the fine wrinkles but I also have several age spots that I would like removed. Is this the recommended treatment what I have in mind? Would the Fraxel laser be best? Answer: Yes, the Fraxel Repair laser is excellent for […]

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I AM MALE, 37 YEARS OLD I AM INTERESTED IN GETTING THE LASER SKIN RESURFACING TREATMENT

Published on July 30, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I am male, 37 years old I am interested in getting the laser skin resurfacing treatment. I have old acne scars on my cheeks, and have noticed the development of very small wrinkles around my eyes and upper cheeks. Can both of these problems be fixed with laser resurfacing? Answer: Yes, absolutely. Fraxel Repair […]

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IT SEEMS TO ME THAT INJECTIONS INTO THE LIP WOULD HURT

Published on July 24, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: It seems to me that injections into the lip would hurt. I would like lip augmentation, but I am worried about the pain. What injectable filler do you routinely use on the lips? Do you first apply a topical anesthetic before you do the injections? What size needle do you use? Answer: The lips […]

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I WOULD LIKE A PROCEDURE THAT WILL TIGHTEN UP MY FACE OVERALL

Published on July 18, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I am a 46 year old female, back on the dating scene after almost two decades. I would like a procedure that will tighten up my face overall. I would like to know more about your non-surgical alternatives for facelifts. Answer: The best nonsurgical facial rejuvenation procedure out there is Fraxel Repair Laser Resurfacing. […]

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I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR AN AGGRESSIVE CARBON DIOXIDE LASER TREATMENT

Published on July 16, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have been looking for an aggressive carbon dioxide laser treatment and I think that Fraxel repair is what I want. Is this done under local anesthesia? Is it an office procedure? How long does treatment of the whole face take? Answer: Yes, Fraxel Repair Laser Resurfacing is the latest technology in laser resurfacing. […]

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NEW TECHNOLOGY TO REMOVE WRINKLES

Published on July 15, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: If I look closely at my face in the 5x magnification mirror, more wrinkles than I would like are visible. Will laser skin resurfacing get rid of these wrinkles? Answer: Yes, Fraxel Repair Laser Skin Resurfacing is very effective at removing fine wrinkles.  It also significantly improves deeper wrinkles.  The recovery with this new […]

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FRAXEL REPAIR LASER RESURFACING FOR ACNE SCARS

Published on June 29, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have very severe facial acne scars. Is there a skin resurfacing procedure that I can have that won’t change my skin color but will get rid of some of the pitting on my face? I am Latin American. Answer: Yes, Fraxel Repair laser resurfacing is an excellent procedure for acne scars and it […]

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FRAXEL REPAIR LASER TO EVEN SKIN TONE

Published on June 25, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: My facial skin looks blemished with age spots and areas of discoloration. Can laser skin resurfacing even out my skin tone? Will it make my skin look refreshed and smoother? Answer: Yes, I use my Fraxel Repair laser to take care of age spots and areas of discoloration from sun damage. The skin tone […]

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FRAXEL LASER REPAIR RECOVERY TIME

Published on June 23, 2010 by Jonathan Pontell, MD, FACS

Question: I have read about the new Fraxel laser and would like the skin resurfacing procedure done. I am 69 years old and believe that I want the deepest treatment, Fraxel re:pair. I am retired so I will not need to take time off work, but I have a busy social calendar. How long will […]

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