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What is Fraxel Dual® Laser?

Fraxel Dual® 1550/1927 is used to help clients treat damaged skin and address issues like sun spots, wrinkles and other common signs of aging. Fraxel® treatment is a unique, noninvasive skin resurfacing procedure approved by the FDA since 2003, and has been safely used by our skin experts to improve skin health and texture for many clients.

WHAT IS THE FRAXEL LASER USED FOR?

Revive uses the Fraxel Dual® laser to treat uneven pigmentation and deep wrinkles, acne scarring, as well as sun spots, melasma, and actinic keratosis. Although the Fraxel Dual® resurfacing treatments are most commonly performed on facial skin, Revive at The Group Med Spa specialists have successfully used the procedure on other parts of the body prone to sun damage, including the neck, chest, and hands.*

BENEFITS OF FRAXEL DUAL®:

  • Improved tone and texture
  • Removal of unwanted brown spots
  • Effective treatment of actinic keratosis 
  • Reduced wrinkles
  • Improved appearance of surgical and acne scars

INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT FRAXEL?

If you would like a professional opinion about whether Fraxel® is right for you, or if an alternative may be a better option, schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our certified laser technicians.

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  • Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927

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  • How does a Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatment work?

    Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 laser treatment targets aging and sun-damaged skin with microscopic laser columns that penetrate deep into your skin to expedite your body’s remodeling of collagen. And since the laser treats only a fraction of tissue at a time, it leaves the surrounding tissue intact, which promotes very rapid healing. Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatment resurfaces your skin by stimulating the growth of new, healthy skin cells from the inside out.

  • What precautions should I take after a Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatment?

    Wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher, avoid direct sun exposure for at least 3 months after your last treatment, and wear a wide-brimmed hat when you're in the sun.

  • How long do the positive effects of Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatments last?

    It depends on your particular condition and how you care for your skin. Once your skin is treated, continue to protect it as described above. Your physician will give you specific advice based on your individual needs.

  • Does a Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatment hurt?

    Most patients describe an increased sensation of heat during the treatment. To minimize discomfort, topical anesthesia is applied before the procedure and cold air is used on the treatment area during the procedure. After the treatment, most patients feel like they have a sunburn, which usually diminishes in 1 to 3 hours.

  • How many Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatments will I need and how will they be spaced?

    Clinical studies suggest that on average, an effective treatment regimen is 3 to 5 sessions spaced about 2 to 4 weeks apart. Depending on your condition and schedule, you and the physician may choose to space treatment sessions further apart. Results are immediate and progressive, with optimal improvement usually visible in 2 to 3 months. This time frame and treatment structure allow for healing and the production of new collagen to replace damaged tissue.

  • How are Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatments performed?

    First, your skin will be cleansed. Then, about 60 minutes prior to treatment, a topical anesthetic ointment will be applied to the treatment area. The Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 procedure takes 20 to 25 minutes for a full face.

  • What FDA clearances has Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatment received?

    Wrinkles around the eyes (periorbital wrinkles)
    Acne scars
    Surgical scars
    Age spots/sunspots (pigmented lesions)
    Melasma (irregular patches of brown skin on the forehead, cheeks, upper lip and nose)
    Actinic Keratosis
    Skin resurfacing

  • What are the benefits of Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatments?

    Smoother, fresher, younger-looking skin
    Improved tone and texture
    Reduction of unwanted brown spots
    Reduced fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes
    Improved appearance of acne scars and surgical scars

  • How much does a Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 treatment cost?

    Treatment pricing will vary depending on individual skin conditions and desired clinical outcomes, as well as regional location and preferred provider. Please visit our Physician Locator to find providers in your area who can provide accurate pricing information.

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What Our Clients Say

Ashley and Mary were great! She spent time with me. She answered all of my questions since this was my first time getting injectables. She really analyzed what would be the best options for me based on my concerns. The results were awesome. I felt like in 2-3 days I could already notice a difference. After two weeks the results were remarkable. I definitely recommend others to consult with Ashley or Mary and take advantage of Revive's great new client discount!

– Jessica

My first trip to Revive was today and it was everything I had hoped it to be. I had a 90-minute massage with cupping from Kayla Hayes. It was absolutely amazing and I am definitely rebooking another with her. So much relief with TMJ and muscle tension. After the massage, I had my skin consultation with Kisha and continued to be amazed by the level of professionalism and knowledge, as well as the friendly and genuine service. I have booked again next week for my first Dysport session. All my friends and coworkers have asked for the outcome of my spa visit and it's definitely a 2 THUMBS UP! Thank you for a great experience from the check-in staff all the way to the end of my sessions. The facility is beautiful as well!

– Leah

Express Facial + Brow Tint and Wax with Morgan!! I don’t get much “self-care” time so I chose the Express Facial and it did NOT disappoint! Fresh face and cute brows to start the new year off!

– Ashley

I had a 60-minute sports massage, with cupping, from Kayla Hayes. She was amazing! Very knowledgeable and super friendly. I can't say enough good things.

– Marsha

Wow! - is all I have to say! Big city level of service. Any treatment I've had here so far was top notch and every staff member I've worked with was super knowledgeable, professional and made sure I was comfortable.

– Sarah

Completely in love with my Dysport results I received from Kisha! She is very knowledgeable, professional, sweet, and personable!

– Lana

I have tried a few places since moving to the Quad Cities from Chicago and finally found this gem. They did an awesome job with my Dysport injections and really listened to what I was asking them to do. They far surpassed my expectations and the place is clean as a freaking whistle! My mother was in town visiting from Atlanta and they did hers as well. She was also beyond pleased with the results and facility overall. Highly recommended, and I'll definitely be back for more soon. Thank you, Revive!

– Kara

I drove two hours from my home, past Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, to Revive for toxin and lip filler. I have done my research on injectables for a while now and was impressed with Revive's website. Professional and appealing!

– Sandy

Haley was amazing! She was so nice and so good at explaining everything she was doing, which I appreciated! I will definitely be back for future services with her!

– Rachel

Tattoo Removal with Lisa was lovely and relaxing. She went through a thorough consultation so I knew what to expect. I'm extremely happy with the process and results after just one treatment! I highly recommend Revive and Lisa for any tattoo removal needs. Thank you THANK YOU!

– Ann

Definitely a 5-star Medical Spa!!! Just finished my 1st ever dermaplaning appointment with Morgan. Morgan was very friendly, told me exactly what she was doing and the benefits of dermaplaning. I was so excited to see my results!!

– Morgan

First time getting lip filler, I was so nervous! Ashley Bollinger was my injector and she was amazing! She made me feel so comfortable and at ease! My lips look so great I couldn’t be happier! I will definitely be going back!

– Ellen

I just wanted to say that after my appt with Haley last Friday, I was feeling super optimistic that I could have clear skin again. After my chemical peel, my skin continued to get clearer and clearer. I started using the EltaMD Skin Care lotions and really love them. The ladies up front were super nice, as was Haley, and I am grateful for that. Thank you guys so much! I will def be back!!

– Terri

Walking into this space is like stepping into a bubble of love and beauty. The staff are all so welcoming and friendly. The services provided are superb. I loved my massage and cupping with Kayla Hayes. She was successful in working out a knot in my upper left scapula. It has been bothering me since March! Thank you for what you all do to help the rest of us feel ah-MAZING!

– Debra

I was really impressed with how Ashley mapped out my face before she injected my Botox. I have had Botox at other places and have never experienced this. Her experience and treatment process truly put me at ease during my appointment. I will definitely be back!

– Reece

Mary Johnson did such a great job helping to remove my frown line. I was nervous and she put me right at ease. Quick and no pain! I would highly recommend her. Revive offers such a relaxing atmosphere

– Amanda

You cannot go wrong with Revive at The Group! The staff are incredibly experienced and very friendly. When I began getting aesthetic treatments, I knew I needed to go to a place I trusted. Thank you for the best experience as a first time client of aesthetic treatments and Botox!

– Ashley

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