A 2-week Clinical Comparison of SYSTANE® Ultra to Sensitive Eyes Rewetting Drops in Contact Lens Wearing Patients.

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 7, 2008
Last updated: January 31, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

To evaluate safety with the use of Systane Ultra in contact lens wearers. A comparison to a currently marketed contact lens rewetting drop will be included as a control.

Condition Intervention
Dry Eye
Other: Systane Ultra
Other: Sensitive Eyes Rewetting Drops

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse Events and Visual Acuity [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 47
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Systane Ultra
Systane Ultra
Other: Systane Ultra
Re-wetting ocular eye drop
Sensitive Eyes
Sensitive Eyes
Other: Sensitive Eyes Rewetting Drops
Re-wetting ocular eye drop


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

community sample


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants must be between 18 and 65 years of age.
  • Provide written Informed Consent.
  • Must be wearing a planned replacement soft lens in a 2 week or monthly replacement modality, or a Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) contact Lens
  • Must have best corrected distance visual acuity, with contact lenses, of 20/30 or better in each eye.
  • Sodium fluorescein (NaFl) corneal staining score sum of < 2 in both eyes (NEI scoring system).
  • Must be willing to maintain pre-enrollment systemic medication regimens during the study.
  • Must be available for study visits and to fill out study questionnaires.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Has modified their systemic medications within 30 days prior to enrollment.
  • Has a history of allergy to any study product ingredients
  • Is unwilling or unable to meet the study visit timeline.
  • Has any active corneal, eyelid or other anterior segment inflammation or infection, which, in the opinion of the Investigator, would adversely affect successful contact lens wear.
  • Is currently using any topical eye medications (not including rewetting drops, artificial tear products or Restasis).
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Responsible Party: Alcon Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00769665     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMA-08-15
Study First Received: October 7, 2008
Last Updated: January 31, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Dry Eye
re-wetting drops

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Dry Eye Syndromes
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Corneal Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases

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