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Acne Laser Treatments at The Aesthetic Center

For patients combating acne, clear skin offers enhanced self-confidence and comfort. While acne can be a notoriously difficult problem to address, affecting patients of all ages and walks of life, The Aesthetic Center offers an advanced solution. Fairfield County Acne Laser Treatment provider David Passaretti, MD, FACS, offers expert AviClear application so that you can live life confidently and acne-free.

Laser Acne treatment in Fairfield County, CT

What causes acne breakouts?

Acne is a skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide, but what causes it? While the exact cause of acne is not fully understood, several factors can contribute to its development. Hormonal changes during puberty, pregnancy, or menstruation can trigger acne by increasing sebum production. Bacteria, such as Propionibacterium acnes, can also contribute to acne by infecting hair follicles. Additionally, genetics, stress, and certain medications can play a role in the development of acne. Understanding the causes of acne can help individuals take steps to prevent and treat this common skin condition.

What is AviClear?

AviClear is a revolutionary laser acne treatment that targets sebaceous glands, reducing sebum production and promoting optimal skin clarity. When dead skin cells and pollution combine with the sebum on the skin, it can block the pores and trigger a repeated cycle of skin breakouts. AviClear offers a solution to this problem by using a laser frequency called 1726nm in a series of three 30-minute sessions, once per month for three months. This treatment targets the glands responsible for producing sebum, reducing their activity. Consequently, the breakouts that occur become less severe, shorter in duration, and less frequent both now and in the future.

What can AviClear do?

Having clear skin can provide numerous benefits, both physical and emotional. First and foremost, clear skin is a sign of good overall health and hygiene. It can also give an individual a boost of confidence and self-esteem, allowing them to feel more comfortable and confident in social situations. Clear skin also means less time and money spent on makeup or skin care products to hide blemishes or treat acne. Additionally, maintaining clear skin through healthy habits such as a balanced diet and regular exercise can contribute to better physical health and a stronger immune system. Overall, clear skin can positively impact one's overall well-being and quality of life. AviClear treatments are short, completely non-invasive, and require no downtime, making it the perfect solution for even the busiest patients.

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Am I a candidate for AviClear?

AviClear is a laser suitable for all skin tones as it targets the source of sebum-causing acne rather than melanin. Its unique wavelength (1726nm) is only absorbed by the sebaceous gland, so it won't cause hyperpigmentation in patients with deeper skin tones. AviClear is effective for all ages and has been shown to provide equal benefits to the lightest and darkest skin colors. It is a generational solution for treating acne, and its breakthrough technology has proven to be successful in both FDA studies and real-life treatments.

AviClear treatment is also a potential substitute for people who have previously used prescription antibiotics or Isotretinoin and are now looking for a less intrusive option for their persistent acne symptoms. AviClear is an excellent solution for patients dealing with:

  • Teen acne
  • Postpartum acne
  • Cystic acne
  • Hormonal acne
  • Inflammatory acne

Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

AviClear treatment does not require any downtime, allowing you to resume your normal daily activities immediately after. Furthermore, there is no significant alteration required to your current skin-care routine. As always, it’s important to protect your skin from sun exposure.

Acne Laser Treatment With Forever Clear BBL™

Forever Clear BroadBand Light (BBL™) therapy is a non-invasive acne treatment developed by Sciton® using BroadBand Light. The laser-based procedure treats the root cause of acne in order to clear breakouts—without the need for medicines or creams. This effective treatment option is typically pain-free and has minimal downtime. Anyone suffering from acne can often obtain significant improvement in their skin when they utilize Forever Clear BBL™ as part of their acne treatment therapy.

What Is Forever Clear BBL™?

BroadBand Light (BBL)™ is the world's most powerful Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) device on the market. BBL™ enables treatment of multiple skin conditions in the same treatment. The Forever Clear BBL™ procedure utilizes blue, yellow, and infrared light energy to clear acne along with the damage it has caused.

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BroadBand Light (BBL™) works by delivering light energy deep into the skin to target the sebaceous glands and remove acne-causing bacteria. The innovative Forever Clear BBL™ treatment is also designed to stimulate your skin cells to regenerate.

Forever Clear BBL™ Treatment Areas

Forever Clear BBL™ treatments are safe for most skin colors and can be performed on any area of the body where acne is a problem. The most common areas include the face, chest, and back. You should consult with your physician regarding the treatment options that are best for you.

Benefits Of Forever Clear BBL™

Forever Clear BBL™ is a safe, gentle, and effective alternative to topical and oral medications with potential side effects.

Forever Clear BBL™ Treatment

Since the Forever Clear BBL™ procedure is virtually painless, there is no need for a topical anesthetic. We also use a Cryo skin cooling device to make the treatment very comfortable.

  • Step 1: Your skin will first be treated with the blue BBL light, which reaches deep into your pores to eliminate bacteria that causes acne.
  • Step 2: A yellow BBL light is then directed at the area to calm inflammation and redness.
  • Step 3: Last, your skin will be treated using infrared light in rapid, gentle pulses to initiate the body’s natural healing process.

The entire treatment lasts about 30 to 60 minutes, though this will vary based on the extent of your needs and number of areas being treated.

Laser Acne treatment in Fairfield County, CT

How Many Laser Acne Treatments Will I Need?

Most Fairfield Laser Acne Treatment patients begin to see improvement to their skin after only one treatment. Skin should look clearer and overall more even. To ensure optimal results from laser acne treatment Fairfield County plastic surgeon, David Passaretti, may recommend you undergo at least six treatments, each performed a week apart. Touch-up treatments are also recommended to maintain your positive results and continue fighting acne-causing bacteria. The number of treatments and rate for undergoing follow-up sessions will vary based on the type and severity of your acne.

Recovery From Forever Clear BBL™ Acne Treatments

Connecticut acne laser treatment patients typically require little to no downtime after their Forever Clear BBL™ treatment, and can resume their normal routine after their session. It is normal to develop some redness and inflammation for the first couple days after treatment, but this should quickly fade as your skin continues to heal. Makeup can be applied following treatment if desired.

What Aftercare Do I Need After My BBL Acne Treatment?

No special skin care regimen is required following treatment. However, you should always protect your skin from direct sun exposure and use an SPF of 30 or above. Your clinician can also recommend an at-home skin care regimen if desired.

Side Effects Of Forever Clear BBL™

There are no serious side effects associated with Forever Clear BBL™. Mild side effects, which are temporary, include redness, swelling, skin sensitivity, and changes in skin color. Any discomfort can be managed with over-the-counter pain medication.

Book Your Complimentary Laser Acne Treatment Consultation Now

To learn more about Forever Clear BBL™ call (203) 656-9999 to schedule a consultation today. We are committed to work with you to develop a synergistic approach for enhancing your skin’s health and beauty. During your consultation we will address your specific needs and goals and answer any questions or concerns you may have about the procedure. In addition, we will make recommendations as to the best treatment plan for achieving your desired results.

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