Prevalence of Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research Identifier:
First received: September 27, 2006
Last updated: May 25, 2012
Last verified: September 2007

Demographic information and a brief medical and concomitant medicine history will be obtained from the glaucoma patient's records. Qualified patients will be asked to complete a questionnaire about their symptoms. Patients will then be scheduled to undergo three standard clinical tests of the ocular surface.

Condition Phase
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Ocular Surface Disease in Glaucoma Patients

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Enrollment: 101
Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Primary Completion Date: February 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients 18 years or older with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension were consecutively recruited for the study.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of glaucoma;
  • Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to understand trial procedures;
  • Inability to understand Informed Consent;
  • Current use or use within the last 3 months of Restasis, steroids, or topical ocular non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;
  • Punctal plugs;
  • Previous glaucoma, corneal, or conjunctival surgery;
  • Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00382122

United States, California
La Jolla
La Jolla, California, United States, 92093
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
Study Director: Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD University of California, San Diego
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT00382122     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CMS-06-06
Study First Received: September 27, 2006
Last Updated: May 25, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Ocular hypertension
Dry eye
Ocular surface disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases processed this record on April 16, 2014