Community Glaucoma Screening Follow-up

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Wills Eye
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00956865
First received: August 10, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if one of three interventions improves follow-up rates for screening exam participants who are instructed to have a definitive eye exam.


Condition Intervention
Glaucoma
Other: Voucher
Other: Telephone Call
Other: Contact

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Community Glaucoma Screenings: Assessment of Interventions to Improve Follow-up

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Further study details as provided by Wills Eye:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Definitive follow-up eye exam [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2002
Primary Completion Date: September 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Voucher
Voucher for transportation reimbursement
Other: Voucher
Vouchers given to reimburse transportation
Active Comparator: Voucher and call
Voucher for transportation and telephone calls
Other: Voucher
Vouchers given to reimburse transportation
Other: Telephone Call
Telephone reminder calls
Active Comparator: Voucher and call and contact
Voucher for transportation, telephone calls, and a contact at the senior center
Other: Voucher
Vouchers given to reimburse transportation
Other: Telephone Call
Telephone reminder calls
Other: Contact
Contact at senior center to encourage follow up

Detailed Description:

To determine if one of three interventions: vouchers, telephone calls, and personal contacts, improves follow-up rates for screening exam participants who are instructed to have a definitive eye exam.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All who had an eye screening exam.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00956865

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wills Eye
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey D Henderer, MD Temple University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jeffrey Henderer/MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Temple University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00956865     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 433
Study First Received: August 10, 2009
Last Updated: August 10, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Wills Eye:
Glaucoma
Intervention
Follow up

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 21, 2014