Fraxel is the leading brand of non-ablative fractional lasers for cosmetic rejuvenation.

Fraxel Dual is by far the most requested fractional non-ablative laser procedures today.

Designed to provide an alternative to ablative devices without the need for extended down time, this treatment uses wavelengths of light that penetrate deeper into the skin creating heating. The heat generated causes remodelling of the collagen layer of the skin (dermis). It also turns over surface skin cells to improve pigmentation and tone.

Many of these devices use fractional technology where only a portion of the skin is treated at a given time to facilitate less downtime.

About The Treatment

Treatment areas

Fraxel can be used to revitalise the appearance of your

Stretch marks


At your consultation, we will ask for your complete medical history, learn about your lifestyle, and make every effort to understand the full picture of you as a person, as well as a patient. If you are not a suitable candidate for Fraxel, you will be given alternative treatment options by your dermatologist.

As part of your consultation, the team at Brisbane Skin will discuss what you hope to achieve. Being realistic about what this treatment can accomplish and understanding what cosmetic enhancement will do for you both physically and emotionally is an important factor in a successful outcome.


Downtime varies between 1 – 5 days depending on skin type, intensity of treatment and conditions being treated.

Side Effects

Over the next few days, you may experience some itchiness or skin sensitivity (to touch or temperature). Both are indications of the natural renewal process and typically dissipate a few days after treatment.

You will be recommended a skin care plan to guide you through the healing and beyond.


The results of treatment are both immediate and progressive. A few days after the treatment, the skin will start to feel softer, look brighter and show more even tone. Results can last for months, depending on age, skin condition and how you protect your skin.

Clinical studies highlights include:
• Improvement in the look of fine lines
• Reduction in the appearance of pores
• Improvement to skin tone and texture
• Improvement in skin’s overall appearance
• Improvement in the appearance of dyschromia

How Does It Work?

Fraxel laser skin rejuvenation targets damaged skin with microscopic laser columns that penetrate beneath the skins surface.

The laser treats only a fraction of skin tissue at a time, which is how the treatment gets its name “fractional.” Fraxel skin resurfacing leaves the tissues around the treatment area intact, which promotes rapid healing. This stimulates your body’s own natural healing process, replacing the old and damaged cells with fresh, glowing, healthy skin.

Is Fraxel Right For You?

During your preliminary consultation with one of our doctors or specialist nurses, you will be asked questions that will help determine whether this skin rejuvenation treatment is the right fit for you

Key Benefits

Benefits of Fraxel:

  • Minimal downtime, usually only a day or two.
  • Less pain; generally, only topical anaesthesia is required.
  • Suitable for both men and women, of all ages and skin colours.
  • Non-ablative (non-wounding); this treatment does not break the surface of the skin.
  • Treatment can vary in intensity, as required for your condition.
  • Accompanied by dermatologist-prescribed skincare regime.

Before + After Photos

Other Treatments

Laser Treatments

Lasers are now utilised for a variety of cosmetic treatments and a proven way to help reduce wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and other blemishes.

Filler + Injectable Treatments

Cosmetic injectables are advertised by many names and are available in a range of strengths and formulations. When it comes to basics, however, there are really just two types of injectables: dermal fillers and anti wrinkle injections.

Microneedling Treatment

As the most advanced radio frequency skin needling technology on the market, Endymed works by emitting heat into the dermis, triggering the skin’s natural healing process, and rejuvenating the look and feel of skin.

Make A Booking

Interested in finding out more about our Fraxel Laser treatment or other treatments we offer? You can get in touch with us by phone during business hours on 07 3160 3330, or contact us via our website. You’ll find our modern dermatology rooms in four convenient locations across Brisbane. Come and talk to our highly trained team in – remember to only trust your skin to experts.