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Acute Comfort and Blur of Systane Ultra and Systane

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research Identifier:
First received: September 5, 2008
Last updated: January 31, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
To evaluate drop comfort, acceptability, preference and blue profile between two marketed artificial tears in both dry eyes and non-dry eye patient population.

Condition Intervention
Dry Eye Other: Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops Other: Systane Lubricant Eye Drops

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Drop Comfort [ Time Frame: once upon instillation ]
    Drop comfort grading scale is a 0 to 9 scale, with 0 meaning most comfortable and 9 meaning most uncomfortable,

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Systane Ultra
Systane Ultra 1 drop each eye one time
Other: Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops
Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops 1 drop each eye one time
Active Comparator: Systane
Systane 1 drop each eye one time
Other: Systane Lubricant Eye Drops
Systane Lubricant Eye Drops 1 drop each eye one time


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Documented diagnosis of dry eye

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of contact lens within 7 days preceding enrollment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00748865

United States, Texas
Contact Alcon Call Center for Trial Location
Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76134
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alcon Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT00748865     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M-08-09
Study First Received: September 5, 2008
Results First Received: September 25, 2009
Last Updated: January 31, 2012

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Dry Eye
Artificial Tears

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ophthalmic Solutions
Lubricant Eye Drops
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nasal Decongestants
Vasoconstrictor Agents
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