Effects of Acleara Needle Insert on Acne

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Theravant Corporation

August 29, 2012
August 31, 2012
January 10, 2013
July 2012
January 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Subject assessment of reduction in acne lesion size [ Time Frame: 24-72 hours, 1-2 weeks, 1 month ]
Percentage range of lesion reduction
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Effects of Acleara Needle Insert on Acne
A Clinical Trial Investigating the Effects of Acleara Needle Insert on Acne Vulgaris
This prospective, open-label study will be conducted in 15 healthy subjects per clinical site ages 14 or older who meet the inclusion/exclusion criteria. Each subject may have up to 5 lesions treated on the face, chest or back with the Acleara insert. Subjects will receive up to 3 follow up visits and evaluated for improvement in acne lesions and monitored for any adverse events.
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Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acne Vulgaris
Device: Acleara Acne Treatment System
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January 2013
January 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects >14 years of age
  • Subject has mild to moderate acne vulgaris on the face, chest or back.
  • Subject has one or more inflammatory acne lesions on face, chest or back.
  • Willingness to participate in the study
  • Informed consent agreement signed by the subject
  • Willingness to follow the treatment schedule and post treatment care requirements
  • Willingness to remain on current acne therapy as directed by the Investigator.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has an infection or other dermatologic condition (aside from acne) in the area to be treated
  • Subject is immunosuppressed
  • Subject is unable to comply with treatment or follow-up visits
  • Any other condition or laboratory value that would, in the professional opinion of the investigator, potentially affect the subject's response or the integrity of the data or would pose an unacceptable risk to the subject.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
14 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
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United States
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Theravant Corporation
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January 2013

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