Mederma to Reduce Appearance of Post Surgical Scars
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01504061|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Scars||Other: Mederma N&I Other: Mederma Ultra Gel||Not Applicable|
This is a 10-week research study designed to compare the effect of two gels on the appearance of post surgical scarring of the chest and/or back. The subject will be asked to identify two symmetrical skin growths that they would like to have removed: one on the left chest and/or back and one on the right chest and/or back. Additionally, the subject will identify a third skin growth that they would like removed which is a reasonable distance from the two symmetrical skin growths and will be located either on the back or the chest.
- Healthy male and non pregnant female subjects ≥18 years of age
- have seborrheic keratoses on the right and left chest and/or back
-Subjects with known allergies or sensitivities to ingredients contained in the test product including onion extract and Lidocaine.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||20 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Official Title:||The Comparison of Mederma® N&I to Mederma® Ultra Gel to Reduce the Appearance of Post Surgical Scars|
|Study Start Date :||January 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2012|
|Experimental: Mederma Ultra Gel||
Other: Mederma Ultra Gel
Topical gel applied once daily for eight weeks.
|Active Comparator: Mederma N&I||
Other: Mederma N&I
Topical gel applied three times a day for eight weeks.
- Investigator assessment of post-surgical scar appearance (indices are erythema, softness, texture, and overall appearance). This assessment is accompanied by photography and dermaspectrophotometry. [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01504061
|United States, North Carolina|
|Dermatology, Laser, and Vein Specialists of the Carolinas, PLLC|
|Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28207|
|Principal Investigator:||Girish Munavalli, MD, MHS||Dermatology, Laser, and Vein Specialists of Carolinas, PLLC|