Resurfacing with Fraxel®

Fraxel® is a safe and effective skin resurfacing treatment designed for powerful skin rejuvenation by targeting sun damaged skin, unwanted pigmentation, signs of ageing and any textural or scarring issues. As a non-ablative laser treatment, the laser works by heating up the underlying layer of the skin tissue encouraging the production of new collagen, without harming the surface of the skin. Fraxel® can be used on any part of the face or body where sun exposure has caused damage, and after just one treatment your skin will look and feel smoother and more even-toned, with fine lines and wrinkles visibly softened. This treatment is often used in combination with Mesotherapy and Hyaluronic Acid, vitamins and PRP treatments.

Procedure time
30-45 minutes


Approx recovery time
There is no downtime or recovery time



Book a 1 hour consultation with Dr. Andreas Androulakakis.



On the day the procedure takes approx. 1 hour.



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Fraxel® is a type of fractional laser skin resurfacing treatment that uses laser energy to rejuvenate the skin. It works by creating tiny microthermal zones of controlled damage in the skin, which triggers the body's natural healing response and promotes the production of new collagen and elastin, resulting in improved skin texture, tone, and appearance.


The Fraxel® laser device is applied to the skin, and the laser energy is delivered in a pattern of small, closely spaced microthermal zones. The laser energy creates controlled damage in the skin, stimulating the body's natural healing response and promoting the production of new collagen and elastin.

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Fraxel® uses fractional technology, which means that only a fraction of the skin is treated at a time. This allows for faster healing and reduces the risk of complications compared to traditional laser resurfacing techniques that treat the entire skin surface.

The intensity, depth, and density of the Fraxel® treatment can be customised based on the individual's skin type, concerns, and treatment goals. The practitioner can adjust the settings of the laser device to control the depth of the microthermal zones and the amount of energy delivered to the skin.


Bringing together unrivalled expertise spanning multiple medical specialities, Galen offers a holistic wellbeing solution to clients who aspire to physical, emotional and mental happiness. Under the guidance of Dr. Andreas Androulakakis, a world leading authority in Aesthetic Medicine, our team of practitioners see scientific innovation as going hand in hand with the natural potential of the human body, providing cutting-edge treatments that preserve vitality, elevating overall health and happiness.