Use of an Ocular Telemetry Sensor in Diamox Treated Patients

This study has been completed.
Clinique de Montchoisi, Lausanne, Switzerland
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Sensimed AG Identifier:
First received: December 7, 2009
Last updated: December 2, 2010
Last verified: December 2010

A soft contact lens integrating a Sensor is placed on subjects with high intraocular pressure (IOP) after administration of an IOP-lowering drug to investigate the device's capacity to detect the induced IOP reduction.

Condition Intervention
Ocular Hypertension
Device: SENSIMED Triggerfish

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Detection of IOP Fluctuation With SENSIMED Triggerfish in Patients With Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension Treated With Diamox

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Detection of IOP reduction 2 hours after Diamox administration [ Time Frame: 2 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: December 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Glaucoma or ocular hypertension patients Device: SENSIMED Triggerfish
2-hour continuous IOP monitoring


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed diagnosis of glaucoma or ocular hypertension
  • IOP of ≥ 15 mmHg.
  • Patients of either gender.
  • Older than 18 years.
  • Patients who accept signing an informed consent approved by the Ethics Committee.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not able to understand the nature of the research
  • Patients under tutorship
  • Corneal abnormalities in both eyes
  • Subjects with contraindications for wearing contact lenses
  • History of ocular surgery within the last 3 months
  • Known hypersensitivity to Diamox® or to any of its excipients
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Simultaneous participation in other clinical research
  • Patients with evidence of ocular infection or inflammation
  • History of renal or hepatic impairment, hypokalemia and hyponatremia
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01028664

Clinique de Montchoisi, Centre du Glaucome
Lausanne, Switzerland, 1006
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sensimed AG
Clinique de Montchoisi, Lausanne, Switzerland
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Prof. André Mermoud, Clinique de Montchoisi Identifier: NCT01028664     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09/05
Study First Received: December 7, 2009
Last Updated: December 2, 2010
Health Authority: Switzerland: Commission cantonale d'éthique de la recherche sur l'être humain

Keywords provided by Sensimed AG:
Glaucoma and ocular hypertension patients

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases
Vascular Diseases
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