Effect of Subcision and Suction on Acne Scars
This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Murad Alam, Northwestern University
First received: September 14, 2012
Last updated: July 16, 2013
Last verified: July 2013
The primary objective of this study is to determine whether the use of standard treatment in conjunction with suction will improve acne scars compared to a standard treatment alone.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Pilot Split Face Randomized, Evaluator Blinded Study on the Effect of Subcision and Suctioning With a Microdermabrasion Device on Rolling Acne Scars|
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Further study details as provided by Northwestern University:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Change in acne scarring compared to baseline after treatments [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The change in acne scarring is measured using a global scarring grading system to compare baseline scarring to the treatments.
|Study Start Date:||September 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Subcision & Suction
Standard treatment for acne scars followed by suction.
|Procedure: Suction Procedure: Subcision|
Active Comparator: Subcision
Standard treatment for acne scars only
Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01696513
|United States, Illinois|
|Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611|
Sponsors and Collaborators
|Principal Investigator:||Murad Alam, MD||Northwestern University|