Clinical Trials

Current Trials - Volunteers Needed

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

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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Topical & Laser Therapy for Melasma
Seeking healthy non-smoking females, 18 years of age or older. To qualify you must have moderate to severe melasma and be a Fitzpatrick Skin Type I - IV. Participants will receive up to 5 laser treatments and must apply a topical product twice daily for 7 days after each treatment. Follow-up visits are required 30, 90, and 180 days after the final treatment. Compensation of up to $175 will be provided based on completed visits.
Currently ON HOLD for enrollment
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Radiofrequency Device for Treatment of Fine Lines & Laxity of the Neck
Seeking healthy male & female volunteers, 18 years of age or older with mild to moderate lines, wrinkles, textural concerns, and/or skin laxity of the neck. To qualify you must have a Body Mass Index (BMI) under 30 (click here to calculate your BMI). Participants receive up to 3 treatments with a radiofrequency device that employs a microneedle system. Treatments are scheduled 30 days apart and you must return to the office 90 days after the last treatment for follow-up. Phone call follow-ups are required 3 days after each treatment. Compensation of $50 is provided for the completed 90 day follow-up.
Currently ON 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