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Orthokeratology for Keratoconus

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00816569
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2008 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 1, 2009
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
To investigate a possible benefit of Orthokeratology contact lenses to improve uncorrected visual acuity of keratoconus patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Orthokeratology Keratoconus Device: Orthokeratology contact lenses Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Orthokeratology Contact Lenses for Keratoconus
Study Start Date : February 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Eye Wear

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Keratoconus
One eye of Keratoconus patient
Device: Orthokeratology contact lenses
Wearing Orthokeratology lens in one eye of a keratoconus patient

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Uncorrected Visual acuity [ Time Frame: After 1 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Amount of change in corneal video-topography [ Time Frame: At one month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate Keratoconus
  • No apical scars

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Advanced Keratoconus
  • Apical scaring
  • Contact lens intolerance

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00816569

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Contact: David Landau, MD 00 972 54 4807077
Contact: Boris Savernski, OD 00 972 2 6777111

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: Hadassah Medical Organization,
Jerusalem,, Israel, 91120
Contact: : Arik Tzukert, DMD    00 972 2 6776095   
Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD    00 972 2 6777572   
Principal Investigator: David Landau, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
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Responsible Party: David Landau MD, : Hadassah Medical Organization, Jerusalem, Israel Identifier: NCT00816569    
Other Study ID Numbers: dvleyes-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: January 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 1, 2009
Last Verified: December 2008
Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases