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Detroit, Michigan 48202


Purpose:

This single blinded randomized pilot study was performed on 21 Caucasian females to determine if injections through follicular openings were less painful than traditional injections for cosmetic botulinum toxin type A injections.


Study summary:

Objective: To investigate whether injection of botulinum toxin type A is less painful if performed through follicular openings versus traditional non-specific approach. Design: Prospective, randomized, single-blinded study. Setting: Academic dermatology department. Patients: A volunteer sample of twenty female patients aged 25-55 who had no prior history of botulinum toxin injection. Intervention: Each patient received six randomized injections of botulinum toxin type A (Botox® Allergan). Two injections into the procerus muscle and two into each corrugator muscle. Three of the injections were performed through follicular openings and three were performed traditionally. Main Outcome Measure: Patient discomfort on a 1-10 scale and direct comparison between the two injection techniques.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Female - No prior history of botulinum toxin - Age 25-55 Exclusion Criteria: - Male - Prior history of botulinum toxin - Neuromuscular disorders - Aminoglycoside therapy


NCT ID:

NCT00628472


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
David M Ozog, MD
Henry Ford Health System


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Detroit, Michigan 48202
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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