Topical 5-ALA-PDT With Blu-U Therapy Versus Topical 5-ALA With Pulse Dye Laser In Treating Recalcitrant Acne Vulgaris
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00814918|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : December 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 4, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Acne Vulgaris||Drug: 5-ALA with Blu-U Light Drug: 5-ALA with Candela V-beam Pulse Dye Laser|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Topical 5-ALA-PDT With Blu-U Therapy Vs. Topical 5-ALA With Pulse Dye Laser In Treatine Recalcitrant Acne Vulgaris|
|Study Start Date :||February 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 2014|
5-ALA Application and exposure using Blu-U light to 1/2 of face.
Drug: 5-ALA with Blu-U Light
20% 5-ALA Levulan Kerastick will be crushed and prepared for application after shaking for at least 3 minutes. Topical 5-ALA will be applied liberally on skin with extra pressure on lesions.Skin will be exposed to DUSA Blu-U light (417nm).
5-ALA Application and exposure using Candela V-beam Pulse Dye Laser to 1/2 of face.
Drug: 5-ALA with Candela V-beam Pulse Dye Laser
20% 5-ALA Levulan Kerastick will be crushed and prepared for application after shaking for at least 3 minutes. Topical 5-ALA will be applied liberally on skin with extra pressure on lesions.Skin will be exposed to Candela V-beam Pulsed Dye Laser (595 nm).
- Acne complete /incomplete therapy and reoccurence [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
- Early skin responses 2 weeks post therapy (erythema, scaling, post inflammatory skin changes, fine wrinkling of skin, mottled pigmentation) [ Time Frame: 2-18 months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00814918
|United States, Illinois|
|The University of Chicago|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637|
|Principal Investigator:||Maria Tsoukas, MD||University of Chicago|