AviClear

AviClear in Newport Beach, CA

An estimated 50 million Americans have acne, and you would be hard-pressed to find someone who has never dealt with a flare-up at some point in their life. Almost everyone has had embarrassing breakouts that prevent us from looking our best. Though acne is virtually synonymous with adolescence, many people struggle with this skin condition well into their adult years.

Acne solutions run the gamut from topical treatments to dietary changes to prescription medication, but many of these are not effective. Luckily, aesthetic medicine continually brings new, effective options to combat the problem. AviClear is a groundbreaking laser treatment changing the game for people with acne.

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What Causes Acne?

Acne is a multifactorial skin condition, meaning there is more than one reason it happens. However, the basics of acne breakouts are the same – a combination of sebum, bacteria, and dead skin cells clog your pores, resulting in blemishes.

Here are the different types of acne pimples.

  • Papules: Bacteria primarily cause inflammatory pimples. They appear as big, red, swollen bumps that typically don’t have a white head.
  • Postules: A swollen pimple with a white head.
  • Whiteheads: A mixture of dead skin cells and sebum can cause non-inflammatory whiteheads. They are typically flat against the skin.
  • Blackheads: These non-inflammatory pimples are essentially prominent pores clogged with sebum and dead skin cells. This clog oxidizes, making the head black.
  • Cysts: The most inflamed and painful type of acne outbreak can appear as raised bumps or remain under the skin.
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What Is AviClear?

AviClear is the only FDA-approved light-based laser acne treatment. It employs an innovative 1726 nm laser wavelength appropriate for all skin types to target and suppress sebum and produce clear, even-toned skin. Most traditional acne treatments require a long course of prescription medication, but AviClear doesn’t.

AviClear works well for mild to severe acne breakouts, including whiteheads and blackheads. Three 30-minute treatment sessions one month apart will help your skin produce less sebum to clear up current acne breakouts and prevent future ones.

How Does AviClear Work?

This first-of-its-kind laser, manufactured by Cutera, improves, existing acne and makes future acne breakouts shorter, less intense, and less frequent.

Excess sebum collects dead skin cells, grime, and dirt, forming a sticky plug that clogs pores and creates all types of blemishes, including cysts and raised pimples. In addition, the bacteria in the sebaceous glands feed on this sebum, inflaming the pores to the point of rupture.

AviClear targets and heats your skin’s sebaceous glands, suppressing sebum production. The AviClear precision laser, paired with its built-in cooling system, ensures the laser energy targets the sebaceous glands while sparing surrounding structures from damage. This feature makes the treatment suitable for all skin tones.

For best results, Dr. Sajjadian recommends three monthly AviClear appointments.

Benefits of AviClear in Newport Beach

Most acne treatments take a long time to produce results. Plus, many have unpleasant side effects, including a burning sensation, extreme flaking, itching, and significant sun sensitivity.

In contrast, minutes after your AviClear session, the treated skin feels normal. There’s no redness, blistering, swelling, dryness, or crusting, and you can return to your usual daily schedule immediately afterward.

Clinical studies indicate that acne improves by the three-month mark. Even months after you complete your three treatments, the outcomes continue getting better. And if your skin flares up, the breakouts are typically less painful, intense, and frequent, and last for a shorter period.

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Who Is a Candidate for AviClear?

Most laser technologies focus on melanin, the pigment within skin that gives it color. Some people with darker skin tones risk hyperpigmentation with traditional laser treatments, which is less than ideal. However, because AviClear laser technology focuses on your skin’s sebum, almost anyone is an excellent candidate for the treatment. AviClear is safe and suitable for patients of all skin tones, including darker ones, and it works on acne breakouts anywhere on the face or body.

AviClear in Newport Beach, CA, With Dr. Sajjadian

Triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ali Sajjadian meets with all his patients individually to understand their skin condition and develop an individualized treatment plan to meet their needs.

Dr. Sajjadian performs AviClear laser acne treatment at his state-of-the-art facility in Newport Beach, CA, which he has fully equipped with the latest aesthetic technologies. In addition, he incorporates only the finest treatment protocols at his practice.

Dr. Sajjadian has earned a reputation for being an outstanding plastic surgeon who truly cares about his patients. He strives to provide a comfortable and stress-free experience and thoroughly answer all your questions. He prioritizes patient satisfaction and works meticulously to produce natural-looking results that enhance your natural beauty. He believes all patients should look and feel their best, and offers financing options to make treatments more accessible.

To learn more about AviClear with Dr. Sajjadian, contact our office today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

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AviClear FAQs

The groundbreaking acne treatment AviClear uses a unique laser to target all forms of acne on different skin types.

Most people report AviClear feels like a rubber band snap sensation, followed by a burst of coolness. The device has a sapphire cooling feature and sensory controls to maintain your skin’s temperature for a more comfortable experience. If you worry about pain, please ask about a topical numbing cream.

For an accurate price estimate, book your private consultation with Dr. Sajjadian.

No. AviClear is safe and effective for all skin tones, types, and ages. Even though it relies on a laser to clear acne, there’s no risk of hyperpigmentation. Some patients may experience a minor acne breakout after the treatment, which isn’t cause for concern.

No. Directly after your appointment, you can resume your usual daily schedule.

You can continue following your usual skin care routine, including applying sunscreen every time you go outdoors. To avoid pore-clogging products, read labels and look for the phrase “non-comedogenic.”

AviClear specifically targets the sebaceous glands and decreases their activity. Sebaceous gland activity suppression reduces sebum production to treat acne.

Blackheads, whiteheads, cystic acne, and acne scars are just a few of the acne-related issues that AviClear may effectively cure for all skin types. Anyone searching for a safe and effective approach to treat their acne or other skin conditions should consider this choice of therapy.

Within the first six months of beginning therapy with AviClear, the majority of patients notice significant changes in their acne. Long after patients have received their final AviClear treatment, significant and beneficial changes in the skin continue to emerge.

The majority of patients need a minimum of three rounds of AviClear therapy, each spaced four to six weeks apart. Depending on their skin type and acne severity, some individuals may need additional treatments. Each session lasts no more than 30 minutes.

The skin’s temperature is maintained throughout treatment sessions because to AviClear’s exclusive AviCool sapphire skin cooling and sensing technology. Patients tolerate AviClear, a painless laser acne therapy, well.

Three short 30-minute sessions separated by 4-6 weeks.

Our skin’s temperature is maintained during treatment with AviClear’s unique AviCoolTM skin cooling and sensory controls, making it more pleasant. You can experience a mild cracking feeling while receiving therapy. In clinical investigations, patients tolerated the therapy well and did not require any pain medication or treatment interruptions.

Compared to the majority of over-the-counter conventional acne treatments, AviClear is safer. Because AviClear is devoid of harsh chemicals and pollutants and is safe for all skin types and tones, it has no adverse side effects.

Treatments with AviClear for mild to severe acne in adults and adolescents are safe.

At least half of the acne in 92% of AviClear patients had disappeared after 12 months of therapy. Even months after your therapy sessions are over, outcomes could still get better over time.