Beauty/Appearance Medicine

Fractional Lasers – Fraxel, CO2

Two types of fractional lasers are now in use:Fractional Lasers – Fraxel, CO2 - Post Fraxel Skin Care with NeoGenesis

  • the more gentle, erbium-type fractional lasers, like the Fraxel (often called “non-ablative” by physicians), and
  • the CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser systems.

In general, the Fraxel and similar lasers, such as the Fraxel Dual, are better for younger patients (under 50), mild to moderate acne scarring, and fine wrinkles.  The CO2 systems are better for older patients, in situations like deeper wrinkles, deeper acne scarring, and other scars, as well as some skin tightening.

The fractionated CO2 lasers can treat more deeply, but they also require more downtime than the Fraxel.  CO2 lasers create more heat in the skin during treatment. The light and heat help tighten the skin by producing millions of small laser wounds. As the skin heals, it tightens and texture improves. Thus Fraxel Laser or C02 Laser has caused a wound in the skin, and such procedures will benefit from good wound care practice.

Solution – Laser procedures will benefit greatly from the post treatment application of NeoGenesis Recovery. Used as a simple topical application once the skin has cooled from the Laser, NeoGenesis Recovery will reduce redness and irritation, enhance the effects of the procedure, and reduce the downtime.  In addition, our Intensive Moisturizer can also be used twice daily to help moisten the skin and provide proper barrier function.


Fraxel Laser - Product Comparison“I had Fraxel Laser done on my hands so I could compare your Recovery and Intensive Moisturizer (on my left hand) with another leading product used post laser, Dermaceutic, K Ceytic (on my right hand). The photos included are 1 day after the laser procedure.  As you can see my right hand is inflamed and still very red, it felt like I had a severe sunburn.  My left hand had very little redness, almost no inflammation and most important, NO PAIN!  Day 2 after the procedure my right hand still felt slightly sunburnt and tender to the touch, my left hand looked and felt fantastic!  I am excited to now recommend Recovery to my patients as the preferred product post procedure. Thank you NeoGenesis!” ~ KR


Products: NeoGenesis RecoveryIntensive Moisturizer

Fraxel Laser scar before and after photos from NeoGenesis customer“My year old fraxel laser scar disappeared after using Recovery!  I thought I would be using makeup/coverup forever to hide it.   Amazing!  I’m so happy to have found NeoGenesis! Along with the Skin Serum Eye Serum, and Intensive Moisturizer, the texture of my skin has taken on a beautiful youthful glow!”  ~ BZ


Product: NeoGenesis Recovery

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