Board certified dermatologist, Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti, the founder of the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery in Sacramento, CA is proud to announce that PicoSure® is now FDA- cleared to treat Acne Scars.
Sacramento, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/29/2014 -- Board certified dermatologist, Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti, the founder of the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery in Sacramento, CA is proud to announce that PicoSure® the world’s most advanced laser technology for Tattoo Removal and Benign Pigmented Lesions is now FDA- cleared to treat Acne Scars.
With acne as the most common skin condition affecting more than 60 million Americans today, it is no surprise that 20 million people have severe enough acne to cause scarring (33 percent of sufferers). Cynosure, the leader in aesthetic lasers, has recently announced that PicoSure is the first and only picosecond laser now FDA-cleared to treat acne scars.
“We are thrilled to announce that PicoSure, the world’s most advanced laser technology for tattoo removal and benign pigmented lesions, has now received FDA-clearance to treat acne scars,” says Cynosure President and CEO Michael Davin “Our dedication to clinical research offers patients incomparable treatment options and the highest satisfaction to-date. With new treatments continuing to emerge, PicoSure’s latest indication is another milestone and evidence of Cynosure’s commitment to the evolution of picosecond laser technology.”
The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery was one of the first laser centers in the country to acquire the PicoSure laser. New results from PicoSure clinical studies show a dramatic improvement in the appearance of acne scars in as little as three treatments, giving sufferers a reason to celebrate.
“Acne scarring can happen even without picking; acne lesions, particularly cysts, can lead to scarring due to the intense, collagen-damaging skin inflammation,” says Dr. Emil Tanghetti of The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery.
In clinical studies, 77% of patients achieved greater than 50% improvement as graded by the physician: PicoSure received 97% physician satisfaction rate at the one month follow up appointment and increased to 100% at the three month follow up. PicoSure received 76% patient satisfaction rate at the one month follow up appointment and increased to 86% patient satisfaction rate at the three month follow up.
“PicoSure’s PressureWave™ technology gently delivers ultra-short pulses of energy in trillionths of a second resulting in increased density and length of elastin fibers and increased collagen deposition,” says Dr. Tanghetti.“Based on results from Cynosure’s clinical study, these are very positive signs to restoring normal skin elasticity in the scar tissue and thus reducing the appearance of the scar.”
About The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery
The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery was originally established in 1981 by Emil A. Tanghetti, M.D. as a practice solely devoted to diseases and surgeries of the skin. Specializing in the treatment of acne, rosacea, psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema and skin care cancers, The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery is a training site for some of the minimally invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox and Juvederm. The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery was one of the first centers to introduce lasers into an office-based practice in 1994. The facility currently has a number of lasers used to treat vascular lesions, wrinkles, unwanted hair, tattoo removal, sun damage and other dermatologic problems.
For more information about The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery or PicoSure, call 916-454-5922 or visit www.dermatologyandlasersurgery.com
5601 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-3948