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Efficacy and Safety of Perlane-L in the Correction of Midface Volume Deficit

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2013 by Medicis Global Service Corporation.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Medicis Global Service Corporation Identifier:
First received: March 12, 2012
Last updated: August 20, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
The purpose of this study is to determine if Perlane-L is safe in increasing cheek volume.

Condition Intervention
Facial Volume Device: Perlane-L Other: Non-treatment

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Medicis Global Service Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Facial fullness using midface scale [ Time Frame: Week 8 ]
    Change in facial fullness using midface scale.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Facial fullness using the midface scale [ Time Frame: Up to 12-months post treatment ]
    Change in facial fullness using midface scale.

  • Subject satisfaction using the GAIS [ Time Frame: Up to 12-months post treatment ]
    Compare treatment satisfaction as compared to no treatment, on the Global Aesthetic Improvement Scale (GAIS)

  • Aesthetic improvement [ Time Frame: Up to 12-months post treatment ]
    A subjective assessment of aesthetic improvement post baseline

Enrollment: 221
Study Start Date: March 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Perlane-L
Perlane-L treatment
Device: Perlane-L
Perlane-L Injection in the midface
Sham Comparator: Non-Treatment
Non-Treatment Arm
Other: Non-treatment
Non-treatment Arm


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Loss of Fullness in Midface Area
  • Other items as identified in the protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of allergy or hypersensitivity to injectable hyaluronic acid gel or lidocaine.
  • Other items as identified in the protocol
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01565915

United States, California
Beverly Hills, California, United States
San Francisco, California, United States
Vista, California, United States
United States, Florida
Aventura, Florida, United States
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
United States, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois, United States
United States, Maryland
Hunt Valley, Maryland, United States
United States, Massachusetts
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
United States, New York
Mount Kisco, New York, United States
New York, New York, United States
United States, Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medicis Global Service Corporation
  More Information

Responsible Party: Medicis Global Service Corporation Identifier: NCT01565915     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MA-1400-05
Study First Received: March 12, 2012
Last Updated: August 20, 2013 processed this record on August 18, 2017