Clinical Trials

Current Trials - Volunteers Needed

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

Survey Study of Photodamage in Drivers
Participants must be between the ages of 45-80 and have visible photodamage on their face. You are required to have spent (or are spending) at least 30 minutes in a car, as the driver per day, 5 days per week for at least 15 years of your adult life. As this is a survey study, no treatment is being provided. Participants will have 3D facial photos taken and be asked to complete a questionnaire. Compensation of $50 will be provided.
Currently OPEN for enrollment
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Laser Treatment for Unwanted Light Color Body Hair
Study participants must be 18 years of age or older and have light hair (white, gray, blonde, light brown, light red) that they wish to remove from the face, back of the neck, underarms, or bikini line. Only Fitzpatrick Skin Types 
I, II and III are eligible for this trial. Participants will receive 6 laser treatments combined with a topical solution scheduled 6-8 weeks apart and must return for follow-up 3, 6, 9, and 12 months after the final treatment. Compensation will be provided at the end of the study.
Currently OPEN for enrollment
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Micro-Coring for Mid to Lower Face Skin Laxity
Study participants can be female or male, 40 to 75 years of age with moderate to severe mid to lower face skin laxity (sagging) and wrinkling. A Fitzpatrick Skin Type of 1, 2, or 3 is required to qualify. Participants will receive 1 treatment with a micro-coring device to the lower face. Follow-up is required 3, 7, 30, 60, 90,180 days after treatment. Compensation will be provided upon study completion.
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Currently OPEN for enrollment

Laser Treatment for Unwanted Black Ink Tattoos on Dark Skin (Types V & VI)
Study participants must be between the ages of 18-65 and have a previously untreated tattoo with black ink. Only Fitzpatrick Skin Types V & VI are eligible for this trial. Participants will receive up to 10 treatments scheduled 4-12 weeks apart and must return 2 months after the final treatment for follow-up.
Currently OPEN for enrollment 
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Injectable Treatment for Frown Lines Between the Eyebrows
Participants will receive up to 3 treatments and must return after each treatment for follow-up at 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36 weeks. You cannot have received Botox (or other botulinum toxin type A) in the face within the last 6 months or laser or fillers in treatment area in the past 12 months. Compensation is provided upon completion of the study.
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