Clinical Trials

Current Trials - Volunteers Needed

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

Non-invasive Fat Reduction – Flanks (Love Handles)
Split-flank trial (each flank will be treated) of up to 2 non-invasive treatments for fat reduction in the flanks (love handles). Participants must be between the ages of 22-65 and have a BMI of 30 or under (click here to calculate your BMI). Treatments are scheduled 10 weeks apart. After each treatment, a 1 week and 2 week follow-up phone call will be required and you must return to the office 4 weeks after each treatment for a follow-up visit. There is a 14 week follow-up after the second treatment. Compensation of up to $850 is provided based on completed visits. Participants must be available the weeks of December 4th and February 12th for treatment.
Currently OPEN for enrollment
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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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Treatment for Abdominal Fat and Circumference Reduction
Participants will receive up to 3 treatments with a radiofrequency device scheduled 2 weeks apart. Participants must return for follow-up visits 4, 8, and 12 months after the final treatment.
Currently on HOLD 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 on HOLD 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