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755nm Alex Laser for Treatment of Pigmented and Vascular Lesions and Scars

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cynosure, Inc. Identifier:
First received: December 6, 2012
Last updated: February 7, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the 755nm Alex laser for the treatment of benign pigmented and vascular lesions and scars

Condition Intervention
Benign Pigmented and Vascular Lesions and Scars Device: 755nm Alex laser

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Cynosure, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate aesthetic improvement based on photographic scale [ Time Frame: 1 and 3 months post last treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Histology based on tissue biopsy [ Time Frame: 3 months post last treatment ]

Enrollment: 43
Study Start Date: October 2011
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Laser Treatment Device: 755nm Alex laser


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Healthy male or female subjects between 18 and 85 years of age.
  2. Subjects with Fitzpatrick skin types I to VI.
  3. Subjects who have unwanted pigmented lesions, vascular lesions, striae and/or hypertrophic or atrophic scars
  4. Subject who are willing to consent to participate in the study.

4.2 Exclusion Criteria

  1. Subject who will not be photographed or who will not cooperate with the post treatment care and follow up schedule
  2. Hypersensitive to light exposure.
  3. Active localized or systemic infections.
  4. Taking medication for which sunlight is a contraindication.
  5. History of squamous cell carcinoma or melanoma.
  6. History of keloid scarring.
  7. Use of oral isotretinoin (Accutane®) within 12 months of initial treatment or during the course of the study. Note: Skin must regain its normal degree of moisture prior to treatment.
  8. Prior treatment with laser or other devices in treatment area within 3 months
  9. History of immunosuppression/immune deficiency disorders (including HIV infection or AIDS) or use of immunosuppressive medications.
  10. Subjects who are pregnant, have been pregnant within the last 3 months, are currently breast feeding or are planning a pregnancy within the study period.
  11. Subjects that the physician determines ineligible based on standard of care treatment.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01745627

United States, New York
Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York
New York, New York, United States, 10016
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cynosure, Inc.
Study Director: Patricia Krantz Cynosure, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Cynosure, Inc. Identifier: NCT01745627     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CYN11-PICO_RG2_PL
Study First Received: December 6, 2012
Last Updated: February 7, 2014 processed this record on August 21, 2017