AAD launches today include the Aesthera’s acne system with the peer reviewed clinical paper titled “Treatment of Acne with Photopneumatic Therapy,” by Tina S. Alster MD et al. The paper studies the clinical efficacy of Photopneumatic Therapy for the treatment of mild to severe facial acne. “Our study noted greatest improvement in patients with severe acne. We are pleased with treatment outcomes, especially for severe acne,” said study co-investigator Dr. Alster. The study was performed using Aesthera’s ISOLAZ system, the only FDA cleared device for the treatment of Comedonal and Pustular Acne.

Aesthera is launching Profusion(TM) – (Pro for Professional and Fusion is a Combination) – a skin therapy that combines the Photopneumatic light treatments with the delivery of Aesthera’s proprietary skincare to enhance skin treatment outcomes for acne, skin rejuvenation and body tightening. “Profusion’s novel mechanism has tremendous therapeutic potential for innovative new applications. We are very excited about its clinical potential,” says Vic Narurkar, MD, Chair of Dermatology at the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco, CA. “Profusion Skin Therapy is the fastest growing procedure in our practice. We routinely perform it in combination with the majority of skin treatments we offer,” he adds. New applications of the technology include body tightening and skin lightening.

Body Tightening Technology. What’s it all about?

It is about Photopneumatic(TM) Technology, a delivery mechanism, and the applicator that will allow for high treatment precision and focused energy delivery. The patient benefits of Aesthera’s unique solution will be fast, painless, and extremely precise treatments.

Photopneumatic Therapy, that powers the Isolaz(TM) and Isolaz Pro(TM) system, is a proprietary combination of pneumatic energy and broad band light. Photopneumatic devices are the only laser or light based devices cleared by FDA for the treatment of inflammatory acne, comedonal acne and pustular acne. They are also cleared for the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne. Photopneumatic treatments have an immediate visible impact on acne 24 – 48 hour post first treatment and are painless. Facial treatments take approximately 10 minutes, require no anesthetics or numbing creams and provide additional cosmetic benefits such as smoother appearing skin. Additionally, Photopneumatic treatments have an immediate visible impact on acne 24 – 48 hour post first treatment and are painless. Facial treatments take approximately 10 minutes, require no anesthetics or numbing creams and provide additional cosmetic benefits such as smoother appearing skin. Additionally, Photopneumatic Therapy is also cleared for the treatment of benign vascular and pigmented lesions and hair removal.