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Elite iQ Laser Device for Treatment of Various Dermatologic Conditions
E. Victor Ross, M.D.
This study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the Elite iQ laser device for the treatment of hair removal, skin discoloration such as age spots, redness and spider veins, pigmented lesions, and pseudo-folliculitis barbae ('razor bumps') on multiple areas of the body. Study duration may last up to 15 months. Visits will be done in the Carmel Valley clinic.
Be a healthy adult 18 years of age or older
Have age spots, redness and spider veins, pigmented lesions, and pseudo-folliculitis barbae ('razor bumps')
Patients must not:
Have hypersensitivity to light
Have used tanning beds or tanning products, such as creams, lotions, and sprays within four weeks of study initiation
Be taking medication which is known to increase sensitivity to sunlight
Have a history of healing problems or history of keloid formation
Have an active localized or systemic infection in treatment area
Have a history of skin cancer
Have an autoimmune disease
Have a significant systemic illness in treatment area
Be receiving or have received gold therapy
Be currently enrolled in an investigational drug or device trial within the treatment area 6 months prior to entering this study
This is a post-market study of the Elite iQ device, which has been cleared for marketing by the FDA. This laser technology can target hair follicles, unwanted veins, pigmented lesions, and inflammation and bumps caused by shaving (razor bumps) without damaging the surrounding skin.