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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00386204
|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|