This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions skin aging, skin wrinklings
Treatment facial cosmetic acupuncture
Sponsor Kyunghee University
Start date August 2011
End date December 2011
Trial size 28 participants
Trial identifier NCT01486303, KHNMC-OH-IRB2011-007


Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture technique includes wrinkles, acupoints and muscle points on the face, head and neck. This study is designed to determine the efficacy and safety of Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture on skin rejuvenation.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Endpoint classification safety/efficacy study
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
28 Patients with grade III to IV wrinkling on the face, according to the Glogau classification system, were treated with Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture.
facial cosmetic acupuncture
Patients received five treatment sessions during 3 weeks. Facial cosmetic acupuncture was applied at muscles and acupoints on the face, head and neck

Primary Outcomes

Criteria for evaluating Moire's topography
time frame: At 3 weeks (post treatment)

Secondary Outcomes

Glogau classification system
time frame: At 3 weeks (post treatment)
One-click Automatic Full face Analysis system
time frame: At 3 weeks (post treatment)

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants from 40 years up to 59 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Patient age of 40 to 59 years - Glogau photoaging scale III-IV Exclusion Criteria: - Who had undergone any dermabrasion, deep skin peels, laser resurfacing (ablative or non-ablative), botulinum toxin or filler injection, topical steroid within 6 months prior to study entry - Patient with obvious skin disease - Patient with a history of chronic skin disease - Keloidal or hypertrophic scar tendency - Pregnant or lactating patients

Additional Information

Official title Efficacy and Safety of Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture on Skin Rejuvenation
Principal investigator Younghee Yun, KMD,Master
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in December 2011.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Kyunghee University.