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Evaluation Study for a Non-Contact Biometer

This study has been completed.
Haag-Streit International
Information provided by:
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne Identifier:
First received: June 27, 2007
Last updated: March 18, 2008
Last verified: July 2007

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a new non-contact biometer, is as accurate as the the available gold-standard.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Neuartige Kontaktlose Biometrische Messungen

Further study details as provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:

Estimated Enrollment: 95
Study Start Date: July 2007
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The features of a not yet commercial available new biometer will be compared to available contact and non contact biometers in different patient groups.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. 18 year or older
  2. Normal eye
  3. Cataract
  4. Corneal abnormality (scar, opacity, transplant)
  5. refractive corneal surgery
  6. Pseudophakia
  7. Aphakia
  8. Silicon oil
  9. refractive IOL

2.-9. (at least one yes)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00494390

Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital
Bern, Switzerland, 3010
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Haag-Streit International
Principal Investigator: David Goldblum, MD
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00494390     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: kek-98/07, Insel 1351
Study First Received: June 27, 2007
Last Updated: March 18, 2008
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission
Switzerland: Laws and standards
Switzerland: Swissmedic

Keywords provided by University Hospital Inselspital, Berne:
corneal opacity
refraction processed this record on March 01, 2015