What is more effective Thermage or Fraxel?

What is more effective, Thermage vs. Fraxel?

This completely depends on what problem you are trying to fix in the first place.  Thermage is better for building collagen and a gentle, subtle skin tightening.  We know from biopsy data that everyone builds collagen with this procedure, even those who don’t see visible tightening.  Remember this is NOT the tool to fix major sagging or jowls!

The Fraxel is better for texture problems like finer wrinkles (not deep ones), mild to moderate acne scarring, and sometimes makes pores look a little smaller.  The Fraxel Dual is good with the former as well but is better with brown spots/pigment then the original Fraxel unit. Dr. I

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