Accure is a light-based laser that targets overactive oil glands to reduce acne.
- Downtime: minimal
- Pain Level: Minimal
- Results Duration: 1-2 years
Mild, moderate, and severe acne
Redness, swelling, dryness may occur
Primarily used on the face
A series of treatments may be required to maintain results
A handheld delivers light-based energy into the dermal layers
Topical anesthetic applied before treatment
Reduction of acne vulgaris
What is the Accure Laser?
Accure laser is a revolutionary therapy designed to treat mild to severe acne that underwent clinical development at our center prior to FDA clearance. Designed by Quanta Systems, the Accure 1726nm laser was approved for all types of acne. We are one of a few centers in the country to offer this laser treatment and the first in New York.
How does the Accure Laser Treat Acne?
Accure is a unique laser that uses light energy to target the sebaceous glands. The sebaceous glands produce sebum, an oily substance that plays a key role in acne formation. Accure reduces the amount of sebum production by targeting and destroying the bacteria that accumulate in the gland. This helps to keep sebum levels balanced and can reduce the severity of breakouts. Additionally, this process can help to reduce inflammation, pain, and discomfort associated with acne.
The laser treatment uses an innovative pulsing algorithm and temperature monitoring to precisely control the thermal depth of the laser. This proprietary technology makes the laser safe and efficient for reducing acne and producing clearer skin.
What Is the Treatment Like?
Accure is a light-based laser that has unique controls to deliver precise pulses to the dermal layer and target overactive oil glands. Before the laser treatment, a topical anesthetic is applied to the target area for a comfortable experience. Depending on the size of the treatment area and the severity of the acne, treatment can take approximately 30 minutes to one hour. The advanced acne treatment delivers temperature-regulated pulses deep into the skin to reduce oil production in the sebaceous gland. Patients can expect minimal downtime and recovery from this non-invasive acne treatment.
When Will I see Results?
Patients can expect to see results within a few weeks. The skin can take several weeks to regulate oil production for visible results. As oil production decreases and existing acne heals, patients can see improving skin tone and texture.
Is There Downtime After Treatment?
There is minimal downtime following an Accure laser treatment. Patients may experience side effects such as:
- Dryness or crusting
Side effects typically subside within 1-3 days, and patients can return to normal activities while following proper aftercare instructions.
Get Your Accure Treatment at Laser Skin & Surgery Center of New York
Our board-certified dermatologists have expert training and experience to deliver superior results with Accure laser treatments. To learn more about Accure, contact us at our Manhattan or Southampton office today.
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Questions and Answers
Q: Is the Accure Safe?
A: Accure is a safe and effective laser treatment to reduce mild to severe acne. The laser is FDA-approved and has undergone extensive research and clinical trials to ensure its efficacy.
Q: How Many Treatments Are Required?
A: Patients may see significant improvement after one treatment depending on the severity of the condition although 4 treatments are typically required. Your expert dermatologist will assess your skin condition and initial results to recommend an appropriate maintenance schedule if necessary.
Q: How Long Will My Results Last?
A: The results should be very long lasting although the long term benefits beyond two years has yet to be determined.
Q: Are There Side Effects After an Accure Treatment?
A: Patients may experience mild side effects for several days, such as:
- Dryness or crusting
Q: Will I Be Able to Make Natural Facial Expressions?
A: Yes, you will be able to make natural facial expressions. Your expert, board-certified dermatologist will comprehensively assess your facial features and needs to determine if Daxxify is right for you and place the correct dosage in the ideal area for natural results.
Q: Am I a Good Candidate for the Accure Laser?
A: If you have mild, moderate or severe acne and have not found relief from other acne treatments, Accure may be an appropriate treatment option for you. Your board-certified dermatologist will review your medical and cosmetic history and create a custom treatment plan to help you achieve your beauty goals.
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