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Telangiectasis | Pulsed Dye Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for the Treatment of Telangiectasia and Skin Redness

Telangiectasis research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

The purpose of the study is to compare efficacy and adverse effects of pulsed dye laser and intense pulsed light in patients with skin telangiectasia and redness.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years or older - Skin types I, II, III - No previous laser or IPL treatment for the condition Exclusion Criteria: - Younger than 18 years old - Skin types IV, V, or VI - Pregnant or lactating women - Previous laser or IPL treatment for the condition - Recent exposure to sun or sun-beds - Treatment with oral retinoid within 6 months - Tendency to produce hypertrophic scars or keloids

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Telangiectasis

Erythema

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Device:Pulsed dye laser

Device:Intense pulsed light

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Study Status

Unknown status

Start Date: February 2005

Completed Date: August 2005

Phase: N/A

Type: Interventional

Design:

Primary Outcome:

Secondary Outcome:

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Merete Hædersdal, MD, PhD, DrMedSci

Lead Sponsor: Bispebjerg Hospital

Collaborator:

More information:https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00206921

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