research

Cosmetic Dermatology of Orange County’s commitment to clinical research ensures patients safety, quality and efficiency.  Our facility has over 35 years of experience providing state-of-the-art skincare and disease management. As part of remaining on the forefront of Medicine, Clinical Research allows us to bring the latest innovations in treatments and medications to our patients, regardless of insurance coverage.  All study activities comply with ICH Guidelines and are under the supervision of our Medical Director, Cheryl L. Effron, M.D.

Our staff members are trained to provide thorough screening and consenting of all patients to insure candidates that are well qualified for each study.

At current, we are recruiting for the following clinical trial protocols:

Moderate to Severe Facial and Truncal Acne

  • Male and females with moderate to severe acne affecting both face and trunk
  • Trunk involvement includes: chest, upper back, and shoulders
  • Patients must be over 9 years of age to participate
  • Patients must only use the study medication, cleanser, and moisturizer given to them for the study
  • Female patients must agree to use highly effective method of birth control while in the study
  • Must be willing to comply with study required visits and procedures
  • The study includes 5 visits and will be 12 weeks of participation
  • Study medication and related visits are FREE
  • Compensation provided for study participation

Moderate to Severe Facial Acne

  • Male and females with moderate to severe acne affecting the face
  • Patients must be 12 – 40 years of age
  • Patients must only use the study medication through course of trial
  • Female patients must agree to use highly effective method of birth control while in the study
  • Must be willing to comply with study required visits and procedures
  • The study includes 3 visits and will be 12 weeks of participation
  • Study medication and related visits are FREE
  • Compensation provided for study participation

Patients interested in being evaluated for participation in any current or future studies with Cosmetic Dermatology of Orange County should email [email protected]  If you qualify for a current study, you will be contacted to schedule your free evaluation for qualification in the study.