Efficacy and Safety of 1565-nm Non-ablative Fractional Laser Versus Long-pulsed 1064-nm Nd:YAG Laser in the Treatment of Enlarged Facial Pores

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    Recruiting
  • End date
    Oct 10, 2022
  • participants needed
    27
  • sponsor
    Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
Updated on 10 May 2022
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Summary

Facial pores are visible openings of pilosebaceous follicles, it is one of the important factors that affect the appearance of facial skin. This study aims to evaluate and compare the Efficacy and safety of 1565 nm non-ablative fractional laser (NAFL) and long-pulsed 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser (LPNY) in the treatment of enlarged facial pores.

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Facial pores are visible openings of pilosebaceous follicles. These openings are not fixed structures and they can be affected by many factors, including sebum secretion, skin elasticity, hair thickness, age, hormones and ultraviolet exposure. These enlarged pores remain a cosmetic problem that impacts patient quality of life. At present, there is no unified evaluation standard for enlarged facial pores, and the mechanisms that underline enlarged facial pores remain unclear.

Various methods have been used to treat enlarged facial pores mainly focus on the possible causes. Treatment options include topical retinoic acid, oral isotretinoin, antiandrogen therapy, injections of botulinum toxin type A, chemical peeling, lasers, radiofrequency, and ultrasound devices. In recent years, various studies on laser treatments of facial pores are gradually increasing because of good efficacy and limited adverse reactions.

The 1064-nm LPNY has been widely used for facial rejuvenation. Many studies have confirmed that LPNY can reduce facial wrinkles and improve skin elasticity. Some researchers have used it to treat enlarged pores, and it has shown good results. Recently, 1565-nm NAFL is introduced for skin resurfacing, it has also been shown to be effective in treating enlarged facial pores. However, there are not enough clinical researches to confirm their efficacy, and no study has compared these two laser treatments before. So this is the first self-comparative study to compare the safety and efficacy of two lasers in the treatment of enlarged facial pores.

Details
Condition Enlarged Facial Pores
Treatment Laser treatment
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05360043
SponsorSecond Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
Last Modified on10 May 2022

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Inclusion Criteria

subjects with enlarged facial pores who were screened by a designated dermatologist

Exclusion Criteria

infectious skin disease or systemic disease; skin tumors; pregnancy and lactation; patients with a history of glucocorticoids, immunosuppressant drugs and other drugs within 4 weeks; a history of keloid; a medical history of chemical peelings, filler injections, plastic surgery, or laser therapy on the face in the last 3 months
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