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Miami, Florida 33136


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of tattoo removal using topical imiquimod, 5% cream in conjunction with the 1064nm Nd:YAG laser. This procedure for tattoo removal will be compared to a laser removal alone.


Study summary:

Inclusion criteria includes: patients of both genders with Fitzpatrick skin types I-IV who are 18-65 years of age and who has 2 tattoos from 2 to 10 cm in diameter, of similar age which contains black and/or blue ink in areas that can be covered. Exclusion criteria includes: tattoos in chronically sun exposed areas, larger than 25 cm2,pregnancy,breast feeding state, immunosuppressed patients, history of autoimmune or connective tissue disorders, hypersensitivity to imiquimod, active sunburn, current tan, use of coumadin, aspirin , vitamin E or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents for the past 10 days.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - 2 tattoos no larger than 25cm2, professionally made, with approximately the same age, containing blue/black ink. Exclusion Criteria: - Hypersensitivity to imiquimod - Current sun tan - Use of vitamin E, non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs, coumadin or aspirin for the past 10 days - Amateur tattoos - Pregnancy - Breast-feeding status - Immunosuppression - Auto-immune diseases.


NCT ID:

NCT00638651


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Keyvan Nouri, MD
University of Miami

Angela Martins, MD
Phone: 305-243-4184
Email: amartins@med.miami.edu


Backup Contact:

Email: vvejjabhinanta@med.miami.edu
Voraphol Vejjabhinanta, MD
Phone: 305-243-4184


Location Contact:

Miami, Florida 33136
United States

Angela Martins, MD
Phone: 305-243-4184
Email: amartins@med.miami.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 23, 2018

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