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Why Participate on a Research Study?

Earn Extra Money Everyone wants to make a little extra money. Participating on a study is an easy way to make some extra money to help supplement your income or pay off debt. Our studies pay anywhere from $75 to $1000. Contribute to Research and Give your Opinion We...

International Studies: Why and How?

With the ethnically and racially diverse subject population available at Stephens’ US testing facilities in Texas and Arizona, why would some companies choose to test their cosmetic and consumer-care products in other countries? The answers are as diverse as the...

Blue-Light Blues

Blue light is also called high-energy visible light (HEV), as it has the shortest wavelength in the visible light spectrum and thus the highest energy. We are exposed to blue light from both natural sunlight and artificial sources such as fluorescent lights, computer...

Clinical Research Imaging Systems and Tips

Clinical research imaging has become an important tool in documenting a product or treatments performance in clinical trials.  It can serve as another line of evidence to support claims and study data, and is useful in communicating results from the study, especially...

Stephens Clinical Research Imaging System

Stephens has redesigned our imaging system to produce higher quality and more consistent images for your clinical trials.  With the new imaging system, the panelist remains still and the camera rotates around a track.  Therefore, throughout the series of photographs,...

Visioscan® VC 98

Stephens has acquired the Visioscan® VC 98 from Courage-Khazaka which is a high resolution UVA-light video camera. The images show the structure of the skin and the level of dryness very impressively, but it can also be used on spots or hair and scalp.    ...

Laser Doppler Monitor moorVMS-LDF

Stephens has acquired the moorVMS-LDF laser Doppler blood flow and temperature monitor which is a high performance, medical grade module for clinical skin assessments. Use of DSP technology brings uncompromised specification, quality and reliability. See the Moor...