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 Glabellar Lines (Frown lines) and/or Lateral Canthal Lines (Crows Feet)

Study participants can be female or male, 18 years of age and older. Participants will receive up to 3 treatments with either a placebo or nivobutolinumtoxinA, a botulinum toxin in liquid form to the frown lines between the eyebrows and the crow's feet lines. After each treatment, there is a 7, 14, 30, 60, 90 day follow up. The study will last approximately 12 months, with a minimum of 16 visits. Compensation: Up to $575, paid at the end of the study.
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.
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Combination Treatment for the Reduction of Submental Fat (Double Chin) and Improvement of Wrinkles and/or Pigmentation of the Face

Patients must have submental fat (double chin) in combination with wrinkles and/or pigmentation on the face.  Those who qualify will receive 3 monthly treatments with follow up visits at 1 month, 3 months and 6 months after the third treatment. Compensation of up to $300 is provided upon completion of the study
Currently OPEN for enrollment
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Double Chin

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.
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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