Accepted for Publication: February 25, 2012.
Published Online: May 21, 2012. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.901
Author Contributions: Drs Brauer, Reddy, and Geronemus had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Brauer, Reddy, and Geronemus. Acquisition of data: Brauer, Reddy, Anolik, Weiss, Hale, Brightman, Bernstein, and Geronemus. Analysis and interpretation of data: Brauer, Reddy, Karen, and Geronemus. Drafting of the manuscript: Brauer and Geronemus. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Brauer, Reddy, Anolik, Weiss, Karen, Hale, Brightman, Bernstein, and Geronemus. Statistical analysis: Brauer and Reddy. Obtained funding: Geronemus. Administrative, technical, and material support: Geronemus. Study supervision: Anolik, Weiss, Karen, Hale, Brightman, Bernstein, and Geronemus.
Financial Disclosure: The treatment device for this research was on loan to us from Cynosure. Dr Geronemus has served as an investigator for Cynosure, Solta, Syneron, Palomar, Cutera, Lithera, Kythera, and L’Oreal; Dr Brightman has served as an investigator for Syneron and Solta; and Dr Weiss has served as an investigator for Lithera. Dr Geronemus has received honoraria from Solta; and Dr Brightman has received honoraria from Syneron, Solta, Candela, Dusa, Lutronics, and Invasix. Dr Weiss has served as a consultant for Lithera; and Dr Hale has served as a consultant for Merck, sanofi-aventis, and Guthy-Renker. Dr Geronemus owns stock or options in Zeltiq.