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Relationship Between Central Corneal Thickness and Intraocular Pressure Measures Instruments.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00347191
First Posted: July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
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Information provided by:
Aston University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure and central corneal thickness using various instruments in ocular hypertension, normal-tension glaucoma, primary open angle glaucoma, keratoconus and normal eyes.

Condition Phase
Glaucoma Glaucoma, Open Angle Ocular Hypertension Keratoconus Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Phase 4 Study Evaluating the Relationship Between Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness Using Various Instruments in Ocular Hypertension, Normal-tension Glaucoma, Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, Keratoconus and Normal Eyes.

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Further study details as provided by Aston University:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2006
Detailed Description:

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure and ultrasound pachymetry measured central corneal thickness using Goldman tonometry and PASCAL instruments.

Patient groups examined include:

ocular hypertensives normal-tension glaucoma primary open angle glaucoma keratoconus control normal eyes

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Clinical diagnosis of glaucoma, open angle; ocular hypertension; glaucoma (low-tension); keratoconus and other healthy volunteers.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Adults over the age of 18 years Clinical diagnosis of glaucoma, open angle; ocular hypertension; glaucoma (low-tension); keratoconus and other healthy volunteers.

Exclusion Criteria:

Children under the age of 18 years Adults with learning disabilities Adults who are unconscious or severely ill Adults who have known terminal illness Adults in emergency situations Adults with dementia Prisoners Young offenders Those who could be considered to have a dependant relationship with the investigator (i.e. those in care homes or medical students) Other vulnerable groups

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00347191


Locations
United Kingdom
Solihull Hospital
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B91 2JL
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aston University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sunil Shah, MD FRCOphth Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00347191     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006IOP
First Submitted: June 30, 2006
First Posted: July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by Aston University:
Corneal thickness
Intraocular pressure
Instrumentation
Glaucoma
Keratoconus

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Keratoconus
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Eye Diseases
Corneal Diseases