“Doctors and patients have long sought a modern alternative to the acne pills, peels and topicals that have been static for nearly 30 years,” said David Mowry, CEO of cuterathe parent company of AviClear, in a press release† “Developed with extensive input from physicians and patients, AviClear was created to redefine acne treatment — all over the counter.”
How long do AviClear results last?
In addition to reducing existing acne, clinical studies show that future breakouts are shorter, less intense and rarer after the AviClear treatment. In clinical trials, 91 percent of patients responded to treatment and 80 percent had at least half of their acne cleared, and nine out of 10 patients were satisfied or very satisfied with their results one month after treatment.
David J. GoldbergMD, a board-certified dermatologist in Hackensack, New Jersey, participated in the studies leading to the FDA’s approval of AviClear and says he’s seen lasting results immediately after the standard three sessions of the laser treatment — and beyond.
“More than 90 percent of the people were [looking] better three months after the third treatment. We’ve had six months of results on that group now, and they’re all even better six months after the third treatment,” he says. “We have some early data at nine months showing that the results persist.”
That said, it won’t be a one-time situation for absolutely anyone who tries it. “Just as we’ve seen with Accutane, there will be some people who need further treatment, [but without] same side effects.”
Who is eligible for AviClear?
No exaggeration: almost everyone. Unlike many other lasers, AviClear is suitable for all skin tones, thanks to its groundbreaking technology: instead of the melanin in deeper skin tonesAviClear looks for the source of the sebum that causes and worsens pimples.
“The unique wavelength (1726 nm) is only absorbed by the sebaceous gland – the culprit of acne – not pigment,” says Dr. Goldberg, which is why this laser does not cause hyperpigmentation in patients with deeper skin tones. “In our FDA investigation and in real life, we treated and treated the lightest and darkest skin tones with equal benefits.”
Age doesn’t matter either. dr. Goldberg says any body with acne will respond to treatment, and according to Dr. Engelman can do it a generation solution†