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Facial Yoga Toning Program - A Pilot Study

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Investigator no longer at Cleveland Clinic)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The Cleveland Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00952549
First received: August 4, 2009
Last updated: April 18, 2017
Last verified: April 2017
  Purpose
The primary objective of this study is to determine the efficacy of a facial yoga exercise program on appearance and to measure patient satisfaction with facial yoga practice.

Condition Intervention Phase
Facial Atrophy Related to Age Procedure: Facial Yoga Toning Program Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Facial Yoga Toning Program - A Pilot Study

Further study details as provided by The Cleveland Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of facial yoga toning program on aesthetic appearance [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    subjects will be photographed and investigator will complete Global Aesthetic Improvement Scale to document results at baseline, 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • subject satisfaction with facial yoga toning program [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    subjects will complete satisfaction survey at baseline, 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks


Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Facial Yoga Toning Program
Patients will be instructed on 18 exercises which are intended to strengthen and tone the muscles of facial expression. DVD is provided.
Procedure: Facial Yoga Toning Program
Patients will be instructed on 18 exercises which are intended to strengthen and tone the muscles of facial expression. DVD is provided.

Detailed Description:
This is a single center prospective longitudinal pilot study of 27 subjects. The study will include 20 study subjects and 7 controls. Participants in this study will be healthy subjects 18 years and older with mild to moderate facial atrophy without a history of surgical or non-surgical treatment to the area. The study subjects will perform facial yoga and apply sunscreen (Neutrogena Helioplex SPF 55) daily. The controls will apply sunscreen alone daily for 8 weeks.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • over age 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00952549

Sponsors and Collaborators
The Cleveland Clinic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Tung, MD The Cleveland Clinic
Principal Investigator: Wilma Bergfeld, MD The Cleveland Clinic
  More Information

Responsible Party: The Cleveland Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00952549     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FYTP
Study First Received: August 4, 2009
Last Updated: April 18, 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrophy
Facies
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 25, 2017