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Comparison of Argon Laser and Radiofrequency in Trichiasis Treatment

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2008 by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Ophtalmic Research Centre
Information provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences Identifier:
First received: October 20, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2008
History: No changes posted
In this clinical trial study,the investigators intend to compare two methods of trichiasis treatment.One by argon laser and the other by radiofrequency then compare the result of these procedures, especially, the investigators would like to compare which of these have less complications such as bleeding,pain,notch in the site of surgery and etc.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: argon laser and radiofrequency

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison the Result of Argon Laser and Radiofrequency in Trichiasis Treatment of Patients Referred to Labbafinejad Oculoplastic Clinic

Further study details as provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:

Study Start Date: October 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: argon laser Procedure: argon laser and radiofrequency


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients who came to labbafinejad oculoplastic clinic due to trichiasis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Having a history of entropion
  • Any history of previous laser ,radiofrequency therapy or surgery
  • More than 50% of the area is involved with trichiasis
  • More than 10 eye lashes need to be treated
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00776269

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ophthalmic Research Center Recruiting
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 1666663111
Contact: Hossein Salour, MD    +98 21 22587317   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Ophtalmic Research Centre
  More Information Identifier: NCT00776269     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8724
Study First Received: October 20, 2008
Last Updated: October 20, 2008

Keywords provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:
Argon laser
Patients with trichiasis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Eyelid Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on May 23, 2017