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Comparison of OPTI-FREE RepleniSH and ReNu Multi-Plus Lens Care Regimens on Corneal Epithelium

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research Identifier:
First received: July 25, 2008
Last updated: September 28, 2012
Last verified: November 2011
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the corneal epithelium after soft contact lens wear and use of two marketed multi-purpose solutions.

Condition Intervention
Contact Lens Wear Device: OPTI-FREE RepleniSH Device: ReNu MultiPlus MPS

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Screening

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Confocal microscopy analysis of Corneal Epithelium [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient comfort [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
  • Corneal Staining [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Opti Free RepliniSH
Opti Free RepliniSH
Device: OPTI-FREE RepleniSH
Multi-Purpose Solution for soft contact lenses
Active Comparator: ReNu Multi-Plus
ReNu Multi-Plus
Device: ReNu MultiPlus MPS
Multi-Purpose Solution for soft contact lenses


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Successful contact lens wear on a daily wear basis
  • Wear contact lenses at least 8 hours/day
  • Vision correctable to at least 20/30
  • Normal Eyes
  • Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply


  • Topical ocular medication use
  • Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00724269

United States, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76134
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT00724269     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMA-08-04 / BP-08-01
Study First Received: July 25, 2008
Last Updated: September 28, 2012

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Contact lens wear
multi-purpose solution
corneal staining processed this record on September 19, 2017