for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
Healthy Volunteers
healthy people welcome
at Irvine, California
study started
completion around
Principal Investigator
by Kristen Kelly, MD



The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of light therapy on wound healing after laser treatment.

Official Title

The Effect of Combined Red and Near Infrared Light-emitting Diode (LED) Therapy on Tissue Regeneration Post Laser Treatment


This study sets out to evaluate the effect of a combination of near infrared (830 nm) red (633 nm) and blue (465nm) light-emitting diode (LED) therapy on wound healing after laser application.


Wound Heal, Celluma POD


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

Adults aged 18 years or older with no active cutaneous disease on bilateral ventral biceps, close to the axilla.

Subjects shall have given written informed consent for both the LED therapy and for clinical photography.

You CAN'T join if...

Patients will be excluded if any of the exclusion criteria applies

  • Subjects refuse to give informed consent for either the phototherapy or the clinical photography.
  • Subjects have previous photosensitivity problems (solar urticaria, etc.).
  • Subjects are taking any systemic drug or applying any topical drug with known photosensitizing properties.
  • Subjects taking any systemic drug with known immunosuppressant properties.
  • Subjects applying any medications to the research site (inner biceps, close to the axilla).
  • Subjects have medical or psychosocial conditions associated with a risk of poor protocol compliance.
  • Subjects are smokers or have smoked within the last 30 days prior to the trial.
  • Subjects have epilepsy or a history of seizures
  • Subjects currently taking cortisone injections or any other kind of steroid injections(s)
  • Subjects with known cancer tumor in the treatment area or metastasis


  • UCI Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic
    Irvine California 92697 United States

Lead Scientist at UC Irvine

  • Kristen Kelly, MD
    Professor, Dermatology, School of Medicine. Authored (or co-authored) 110 research publications


in progress, not accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
University of California, Irvine
Study Type
Expecting 30 study participants
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