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Fraxel Laser in NYC

Written by Dr. Rokhsar

Fraxel laser technology is an innovative type of treatment that can rejuvenate the skin’s appearance by triggering the body’s natural repair response. Dr. Rokhsar was involved in the development of the Fraxel laser and is a Black Diamond award winner for the past 5 years for having performed the most Fraxel treatments. He introduced Fraxel to Asia, Europe, and South America in 2005 and has trained the majority of physicians that use this laser in the US.

Dr. Rokhsar plays an active role in the development of fractional resurfacing protocols for the treatment of numerous skin conditions. He published the first report of the treatment of wrinkles and sun damage, acne and surgical scars, as well as melasma with NYC Fraxel laser treatments. Dr. Rokhsar is regarded as an international authority on the use of the Fraxel laser for treating wrinkles, scars, sun damage, pigmentation, stretch marks, and many other conditions. Learn more about his work by contacting New York Cosmetic, Skin and Laser Surgery Center and booking a consultation today.

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Overview of Fraxel Lasers

Fraxel uses advanced laser skin resurfacing technology. Dr. Rokhsar’s non-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment is clinically proven to restore damaged skin, and fade signs of aging. This type of laser initiates the body’s natural healing process to create new, healthier tissue that replaces skin imperfections. It also remodels the collagen and boosts elastin development to tighten the skin’s structure.

Fraxel lasers are the original, gold-standard lasers using fractional technology. This type of laser can also be used in other areas of the body, such as the hands or chest. Fraxel laser treatment can help address signs of aging like:

  • Fine lines
  • Deep wrinkles
  • Stretch marks
  • Enlarged pores
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Sunspots
  • Melasma
  • Acne scars
  • Wrinkles
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Unsmooth texture
  • Sun-damaged skin

Before & After Fraxel Treatment


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Benefits of Fraxel Laser in NYC

Fraxel laser technology works by creating tiny areas of mico-damage, which stimulates the skin cells to repair and generate fresh, healthy skin cells more rapidly. The skin is jump-started into producing more collagen, the framework that is responsible for firm, youthful skin. This FDA-approved cell-by-cell resurfacing technology is minimally invasive and can provide highly effective skin texture improvement and anti-aging solutions. There are several advantages to fractional resurfacing with the Fraxel™ laser over traditional resurfacing techniques, including:

  • Improves the appearance of acne scars
  • Can rejuvenate lower eyelids
  • FDA-cleared to treat the face, neck, chest, and hands
  • Fades fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars
  • Treats sun-damaged skin, melasma and age spots
  • Faster recovery time
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  • Fine lines, wrinkles
  • Dark sunspots, liver spots
  • Scars and pore size
  • Lax skin on the face, eyelids, and neck
  • Acne scars
  • Trauma scars
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Superficial pigmentation
  • Melasma
  • Wrinkles, acne, surgical scars
  • Actinic keratosis


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Recovery and Results From Fraxel Laser

After your NYC Fraxel treatment, there will be redness, swelling, and peeling for a few days. Many patients compare the feeling to that of sunburn. Fraxel laser downtime is limited to a few days.

Patients usually see maximum results after 4-5 sessions of Fraxel. Because the skin continues to naturally repair itself with new collagen production, which is the elasticity protein that structures the skin, results will be gradual and the skin will improve over time.

Different Types of Fraxel Lasers

The Fraxel laser machines differ in the depth of skin they target, and the amount of regeneration they stimulate. Following are three types of Fraxel laser options:

Fraxel Repair NYC is a more powerful laser as it removes the epidermis (the outer layer of skin). This means more post-treatment redness, scaling, peeling, and swelling. However, this laser also has unparalleled, dramatic skin-rejuvenation results after just one or two treatments.

Fraxel Restore NYC is non-ablative; meaning it does not remove any tissue. Thus, there is less recovery time and less post-treatment peeling, redness, and swelling. Fraxel Restore also provides fantastic skin rejuvenation results, but multiple treatments are needed.

Fraxel Dual NYC is a new subset of the Fraxel lasers that is especially effective in treating hyperpigmentation, brown spots, sun damage, and melasma.

Because Fraxel stimulates your own skin cells to regenerate, reaching maximum results will take time. Peak results take up to six months, but your skin will continue to improve every day. The number of treatments needed varies with each patient.

Why Choose Dr. Rokhsar for Fraxel Laser Therapy in NYC?

Dr. Rokhsar has been featured on regarding Fraxel laser and its uses, in addition to other educational webinars. He has developed new uses for this laser and has trained numerous physicians through workshops on how to effectively use Fraxel.

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Furthermore, Dr. Rokhsar was the first to introduce the wide clinical application of this laser technology. He has been a featured speaker on this subject at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and the International Society for Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons.

To learn more about Dr. Rokhsar’s Fraxel laser therapy in NYC, contact New York Cosmetic, Skin and Laser Surgery Center and schedule a consultation today.

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FAQ About Fraxel

What is Fraxel laser good for?

Fraxel laser treatment helps restore the skin to its original youthful self. Fraxel Restore Dual® and Fraxel Repair® offer patients a more youthful complexion while also:

  • Reducing the visibility of acne scars
  • Erasing unwanted brown spots
  • Improving skin texture
  • Providing a more even skin tone
  • Reducing the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles

How much does Fraxel Laser cost?

Your total cost for a series of Fraxel Laser® treatments depends on whether the face, neck, chest or other area of the body is being treated. Prices range depending on the severity of your condition and how many treatments are needed for the best results.

How many sessions of Fraxel laser treatments are needed?

Patients typically require between 3 and 5 sessions to achieve their desired results. These sessions will take place every 2 to 4 weeks. You can expect to see final results within 2 to 3 months. During your initial consultation, Dr. Rokhsar will perform a full evaluation of your skin in order to tell you the exact number of sessions required for you to reach your aesthetic goals.

How long do Fraxel laser results last?

While results do vary based on the condition of your skin and your age, you can expect them to last for several years. Within weeks of your final treatment, you will have a more even skin tone. Your skin will also look brighter and more youthful. Over time, the deeper layers of your dermis will continue healing, thus providing additional improvements to the quality of your skin.

Is Fraxel laser painful?

While some patients say that the procedure is not painful at all, you may experience minor discomfort during the treatment. The amount of pain you experience will depend on your pain threshold. However, it is most commonly described as a slight stinging sensation. Prior to your procedure, Dr. Rokhsar will ask you whether you would prefer a numbing cream to dull the sensation of the laser.

Can Fraxel be used on the body?

Fraxel can be used on different parts of the body. These areas include the:

  • Neck
  • Chest
  • Arms
  • Back of the hands
  • Legs

While Fraxel can benefit other areas on the body, there may be a different treatment option that is better suited to your needs. During your initial consultation, Dr. Rokhsar will evaluate the area in question and create a treatment plan that includes only tried and tested procedures specific to your individual needs.

What is a Fraxel Restore Dual Treatment Like?

Similar to the Fraxel Restore system, the Fraxel Restore Dual is a quick procedure with no downtime. It involves minor redness and swelling that can be decreased with an after-care regimen. The Dual system has an attached cooling system, eliminating the need for an assistant and ensuring that spot cooling is consistent and accurate. After an hour of topical numbing cream, Dr. Rokhsar will complete the procedure in about 15 minutes.

What is Recovery Like?

You may look like you have a sunburn in the days afterward. It is important to keep the skin moist and to use sunscreen. Decreasing salt, increasing water intake, and sleeping at an incline can also help speed up the healing process. However, unlike more intense laser treatments, Fraxel Restore Dual requires minimal, quick aftercare and virtually zero downtime.

How Does It Work?

The Fraxel Restore Dual-wavelength system implements the traditional non-ablative 1550mm Erbium fiber laser to penetrate deep into the tissue. However, the addition of the 1927mm Thulium fiber laser provides superficial treatment as well, resulting in accelerated clearance of pigment. Often termed the “microscopic facelift,” these lasers work in tandem to create tiny wounds in the dermis. The body naturally heals these by refreshing and remodeling collagen and elastin, resurfacing skin from the inside out.


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