Study of Eye Movement Testing and Therapy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 11, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 3, 2008
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Ohio State University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the ability of several eye movement monitors, used in clinical practice, to identify children with poor reading eye movements. A second purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of eye movement therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Saccadic Eye Movement Deficiency Oculomotor Deficiency Oculomotor Dysfunction Procedure: eye movement therapy Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 13 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children ages 8 to 13 with saccadic eye movement deficit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous saccadic eye movement therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00472485

United States, Ohio
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ohio State University
Principal Investigator: Marjean Kulp, OD, MS Ohio State University Identifier: NCT00472485     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00H0185
First Posted: May 11, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 3, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008