Clinical Trials

Current Trials - Volunteers Needed

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

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 OPEN for enrollment
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Ultrasound Device for Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Seeking healthy non-smokers between the ages of 35-70 years of age who are seeking improvement of fine lines and wrinkles on the face and neck. Participants receive 1 treatment with a high intensity ultrasound device to the face and neck and must return to the office for follow-up 1 week and 12 weeks after treatment. Compensation of up to $150 will be provided based on completed visits. Optional biopsies may be performed and compensated up to $400.
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Injectable Filler for Lip Augmentation
Seeking healthy volunteers 22 years of age or older with very thin or thin lips (both upper & lower) that are seeking augmentation with an injectable filler. Participants will receive 1 treatment with a possible touch-up treatment 4 weeks later. Follow-up visits occur 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 16 weeks, 24 weeks, 32 weeks, 40 weeks, and 48 weeks after treatment.  Compensation of up to $700 is provided at the end of the study and based on completed visits.
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Laser & Topical Product for Rosacea
Seeking healthy participants 18 years of age or older with moderate to severe persistent facial redness due to rosacea. Participants receive 2 laser treatments scheduled 1 month apart. Participants must return 2 days after each treatment to apply topical product; these visits will require 6.5 hour visits to the office for photographic assessments. An additional 6.5 hour visit is required 8 weeks after the first treatment. A mid-day meal will be provided during the 6.5 hour visits. Compensation of up to $980 will be provided at the end of the study based on completed visits.
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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.
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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