Side Effects of Q-Switched Ruby Laser for the Treatment of Lentigines in Light and Dark Skin Types
The purpose of this study is a comparison of efficacy and side effects of Q-switched Ruby laser treatment for solar lentigines in two different skin types II and IV.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Efficacy and Side Effects of Q-Switched Ruby Laser Treatment of Solar Lentigines in Two Different Fitzpatrick Skin Types II and IV|
- Clinical Clearance
- Side Effects
|Study Start Date:||November 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2006|
It has been widely accepted that dark colored individuals are prone to develop laser induced side effects especially post inflammatory hyperpigmentation(PIH) and it could be a limiting issue in selecting dark colored individuals.
We designed this study to evaluate the difference of efficacy and side effects in light and dark skinned individuals.
|Iran, Islamic Republic of|
|Skin Research Center, Shohada-e Tajrish Hospital, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University|
|Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 19899|
|Study Chair:||Parviz Toossi, M.D.||Shahid Beheshti Medical University|