Clinical Trials

Current Trials - Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in participating, please call our Research Department at (212) 686-7306.

Laser Combined with Oral Tranexamic Acid Pill for Melasma 
Seeking healthy non-smoking male and female volunteers of all skin types aged 18 to 50 with moderate to severe melasma. Participants will receive up to 5 monthly laser treatments to half the face and need to take a pill twice a day for 4 months. Follow up visits are required 1 month, 3 months and 6 months after the final treatment.  Compensation of up to $150 will be provided based on completed visits.
Currently OPEN for enrollment 
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Injectable Treatment for Cellulite on the Buttocks or Thighs
Seeking healthy females, 18 years of age or older with mild to severe cellulite on each buttock or each thigh. Participants will receive 3 treatments scheduled 21 days apart along with follow ups at 3 days, 1 week and 2 weeks after the first treatment. There is one final follow-up visit 30 days after the third treatment. Compensation of up to $400 will be provided at the end of the study to enrolled subjects based on completed visits
Currently OPEN for enrollment
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Injectable Treatment for Raised Scars
Seeking healthy non-smoking volunteers,18-75 years of age with hypertrophic (raised) scars. Participants receive 3 treatments with injectable Botox (botulinum toxin) scheduled 1 month apart. Participants must return for follow-up 1, 3, and 6 months after the final treatment for follow-up visits. Compensation of $150 will be provided upon completion of ­­­all visits.
Currently OPEN for enrollment
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Past Clinical Trials

Acne

  • Laser Treatment
  • at home device

Basal Cell Carcinoma

  • topical product in combination with light therapy

Body Contouring

  • cellulite reduction of the buttocks and posterior thighs
  • non-invasive fat reduction: abdomen, distal thigh, flanks, saddle bags, submental
  • fat reduction by injection: abdomen, submental
  • laser assisted lipolysis: abdomen, submental, upper arms
  • liposuction: lower abdomen
  • radio frequency assisted liposuction: submental, upper arms

Facial Rejuvenation

  • at home device for fine lines and wrinkles
  • biocellulose mask following full face laser treatment
  • cryotherapy for temporary reduction of forehead wrinkles
  • laser assisted drug delivery
  • laser treatments
  • laser resurfacing in combination with oral and topical supplement for improved post procedure healing and increased collagen formation
  • topical product in combination with light therapy

Hair Growth

  • cell enriched fat injections for male or female pattern baldness
  • low intensity light therapy

Injectable Fillers and Toxins

  • acne scars
  • correction of shallow to deep nasolabial folds and other facial wrinkles
  • lip and perioral enhancement
  • midface volume loss
  • treatment of glabellar lines

Laser Assisted Drug Delivery

  • facial rejuvenation
  • melasma

Laser Resurfacing for the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

Laser Treatments for Pigmented Lesions

  • Becker’s Nevus
  • Café au lait
  • Congenital nevi
  • Nevus of Ito
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Solar lentigines (sun spots)

Laser Treatments for Stretch Marks

Laser Treatments for Unwanted Tattoos

  • blue and/or green ink
  • yellow ink
  • treatment naïve
  • recalcitrant tattoos
  • topical product in combination with laser

Laser Treatments for Vascular Disorders

  • Angiomas
  • Diffuse redness
  • Facial telangiectasia (broken capillaries)
  • Hemangiomas
  • Leg telangiectasia (spider veins)
  • Port Wine Stains
  • Reticular leg veins (blue vessels)
  • Rosacea

Melasma

  • laser assisted drug delivery
  • laser treatment
  • topical product

Post Marketing Studies

Scars

  • laser treatment for acne scars
  • laser treatment for hypertrophic scars
  • laser treatment for surgical scars
  • microneedling and dermal fillers for acne scars
  • reduction of hypertrophic breast scars by injection and surgical intervention
  • skin grafting for repigmentation of hypotrophic scars fractional resurfacing for atrophic scars

Skin Laxity

  • laser treatment
  • radio frequency treatment
  • ultrasound therapy

Survey Studies and Retrospective Chart Reviews

Topical Treatments

  • basal cell nevus syndrome
  • eyebrow growth
  • melasma
  • post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin)
  • post marketing skin brightening system

Unwanted Body Hair

  • laser treatment
  • microwave technology