Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture on Skin Rejuvenation
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01486303|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2011 by Inhwa Choi, Kyunghee University.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 7, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Skin Aging Skin Wrinklings||Procedure: Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||28 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Efficacy and Safety of Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture on Skin Rejuvenation|
|Study Start Date :||August 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2011|
Experimental: Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture
28 Patients with grade III to IV wrinkling on the face, according to the Glogau classification system, were treated with Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture.
Procedure: Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture
Patients received five treatment sessions during 3 weeks. Facial cosmetic acupuncture was applied at muscles and acupoints on the face, head and neck
- Criteria for evaluating Moire's topography [ Time Frame: At 3 weeks (post treatment) ]The investigators generated a contour line on the face using Moire's system, and then took a picture with a digital camera Ixus750 (Canon, Tokyo, Japan). Three independent evaluators will read the contour lines near the cheek and the perioral region in the printed digital image and grade images base on the Criteria for evaluating Moire's topography (Skin Research and Technology 2007;13:280-284). The average values from three evaluators will be used in subsequent calculations.
- Glogau classification system [ Time Frame: At 3 weeks (post treatment) ]
- One-click Automatic Full face Analysis system [ Time Frame: At 3 weeks (post treatment) ]Improvement of Pore, Sebum, wrinkle, pigment, moisture, elasticity, skin temperature based on automatic analysis by Scanner and Multi-Sensor of One-click Automatic Full face Analysis system. Outcomes will be graded from 0 to 4.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01486303
|Korea, Republic of|
|Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong|
|Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 134-727|
|Study Chair:||In-Hwa Choi, KMD,PhD||Department of Oriental Dermatology, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University|
|Principal Investigator:||Younghee Yun, KMD,Master||Department of Oriental Dermatology, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University|