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Efficacy of Long Pulsed 1064nm Laser for Facial Skin Tightening

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Phramongkutklao College of Medicine and Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 7, 2013
Last updated: October 23, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
We study the efficacy of 1 pass of stacking pulses of long pulse 1064nm laser on the face for skin tightening immediately post laser and 3 months follow up.

Skin Tightening
Skin Laxity
Wrinkle Reduction

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Randomized-controlled Split-face Treatment of Facial Rhytids and Laxity in Asians Using Long-pulse 1064nm Laser

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Further study details as provided by Phramongkutklao College of Medicine and Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • visual analog scale [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 22
Study Start Date: September 2012
Study Completion Date: January 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
1064nm laser, laxity
split-face single-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial evaluating improvement in facial skin laxity of the side of the face with placebo versus laser

Detailed Description:
To study the efficacy on facial skin tightening and wrinkle reduction after a single pass of double stacking pulses of long pulse 1064nm laser on the face in skin types III-V immediately post procedure and at 3 months. The study is a split-face placebo-controlled single-blind study.

Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy adults with visble signs of aging

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ages 35-60 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History of skin malignancy
  2. Patients on immunosuppression
  3. Patients with other known internal malignancy
  4. Patients with malnutrition, vitamin or mineral insufficiency
  5. Patients on colchicine, penicillamine
  6. Patients with weight loss 7.5% of usual body weight within 3 months
  7. history of botulinum toxin injection within 6 months
  8. history of facial filler injection within 1year
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01971736

Dept. of dermatology, Phramongkutklao hospital
Bangkok, Thailand, 10400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Phramongkutklao College of Medicine and Hospital
Principal Investigator: Pinyapat - Kanechorn-Na-Ayuthaya, M.D. Phramongkutklao College of Medicine and Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Phramongkutklao College of Medicine and Hospital Identifier: NCT01971736     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R079h/55
Study First Received: March 7, 2013
Last Updated: October 23, 2013

Keywords provided by Phramongkutklao College of Medicine and Hospital:
1064nm YAG laser

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cutis Laxa
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Connective Tissue Diseases
Skin Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017