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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 424313, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/424313
Research Article

Effect of Facial Cosmetic Acupuncture on Facial Elasticity: An Open-Label, Single-Arm Pilot Study

1Department of Dermatology of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, No. 149 Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul 134-727, Republic of Korea
2Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Gyeonggi-Do 446-701, Republic of Korea
3Kyung Hee Center for Clinical Research and Drug Development, Kyung Hee University, 1 Hoegidong, Dongdaemungu, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea
4Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea

Received 5 April 2013; Accepted 4 July 2013

Academic Editor: Bo-Hyoung Jang

Copyright © 2013 Younghee Yun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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