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Atlanta, Georgia 30322


Purpose:

Melasma is an acquired discoloration of the skin characterized by brown patches. Chemical peels using agents such as Jessner's solution and trichloroacetic acid (TCA) are commonly used to treat melasma. A chemical peel involves applying the peeling agent to the skin for a short period. The skin will peel similar to a sunburn, and moisturizers are applied to the skin. Although both agents are well-accepted, there have been no good comparisons of the two agents. The purpose of this study is determine if there is a difference in the effectiveness of these two agents.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Adults > 18 years old - Clinical diagnosis of melasma - Mental capacity to give informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - Pregnancy - H/o allergy to Jessner's solution, tricholoracetetic acid, tretinoin, or hydroquinone - Active dermatitis - Presence of cutaneous infection


NCT ID:

NCT00166192


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Carl Washington, MD
Emory University Department of Dermatology


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Atlanta, Georgia 30322
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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