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The VEPRO Trial: A Cross-Over Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing 2 Corrective Lenses for Patients With Presbyopia (VEPRO)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00635115
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Santéclair

Brief Summary:
The VEPRO trial is a cross-over randomised controlled trial comparing 2 corrective lenses for patients with presbyopia. The aim of the study is to compare the effectiveness of two corrective lenses: an old generation (Varilux Comfort Orma Crizal) and a new generation (Varilux Panamic Orma Crizal) of corrective lenses prescribed in presbyopia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Presbyopia Device: a new generation of corrective lens for presbyopia (i.e., Varilux Panamic Orma Crizal) Device: an old generation of corrective lens for presbyopia (i.e., Varilux Comfort Orma Crizal) Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 127 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The VEPRO Trial: A Cross-Over Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing 2 Corrective Lenses for Patients With Presbyopia
Study Start Date : February 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2007

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Device: a new generation of corrective lens for presbyopia (i.e., Varilux Panamic Orma Crizal)
Other Names:
  • VARILUX PANAMIC ORMA CRIZAL
  • Essilor (R)

Active Comparator: 2 Device: an old generation of corrective lens for presbyopia (i.e., Varilux Comfort Orma Crizal)
Other Names:
  • VARILUX COMFORT ORMA CRIZAL
  • Essilor (R)




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. patient preference for a corrective lens [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. subjective measures of different areas of visual performance. [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   43 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 43 to 60 years old
  • outpatients wearing corrective lenses for presbyopia, referred to an optician within the last 6 months for a change in their optical correction
  • associated hyperopia or astigmatism, the required correction had to be ≤ 3 dioptres in that case
  • understanding, speaking French and able to answer a questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

  • first prescription of corrective lenses for presbyopia
  • associated strabism
  • associated amblyopia
  • orthoptics therapy
  • associated anisometropia > 1.5 dioptres
  • patients treated for diabetes

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00635115


Locations
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France
INSERM, U738, Paris, France ; Université Paris 7 Denis Diderot, UFR de Médecine, Paris, France ; AP-HP, Hôpital Bichat, Département d'Epidémiologie, Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique
Paris, France, 75018
Sponsors and Collaborators
Santéclair

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00635115     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FFSA-2005-01
First Posted: March 13, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Presbyopia
Refractive Errors
Eye Diseases