Clinical Trials

Current Trials - Volunteers Needed

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

Treatment of Moderate Inflammatory Acne Vulgaris

Study participants can be female or male, 18 years of age and older. Participants will receive active laser treatment on one side of their face, while the other side of their face will be untreated. There are two phases of this study: Phase A and Phase B. Phase A consists of four laser treatments given 3-weeks apart and a final evaluation; subjects will be compensated up to $1,000 after the completion of all Phase A study visits. Phase B consists of four post-treatment evaluations (3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 12 months); subjects will receive up to $800 at the completion of all Phase B post-treatment evaluations.
Currently OPEN for Enrollment 
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Laser Combined with Oral Tranexamic Acid Pill for Melasma 

Seeking healthy non-smoking male and female volunteers of all skin types aged 18 to 65 with moderate to severe melasma. Participants will receive up to 5 monthly laser treatments to half the face and need to take a pill once 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 on HOLD 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 ญญญall visits.
Currently HOLD for enrollment
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Past Clinical Trials


  • 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


  • laser assisted drug delivery
  • laser treatment
  • topical product

Post Marketing Studies


  • 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