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A Safety Study of the Latanoprost Punctal Plug Delivery System (L-PPDS) in Subjects With Ocular Hypertension or Open Angle Glaucoma

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mati Therapeutics Inc. Identifier:
First received: January 8, 2009
Last updated: September 16, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
The purpose of this study is to determine if the Punctal Plug Delivery System is safe and effective in controlling intraocular pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Ocular Hypertension
Drug: Latanoprost-PPDS
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Phase 2 Study of the Latanoprost Punctal Plug Delivery System (L-PPDS) in Subjects With Ocular Hypertension (OH) or Open Angle Glaucoma (OAG)

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Further study details as provided by Mati Therapeutics Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • IOP change from baseline [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Enrollment: 113
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Punctal plug Drug: Latanoprost-PPDS
Control of IOP compared to baseline for the experimental doses of Latanoprost-PPDS for 4 months or until loss of efficacy.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 yrs with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma
  • Subjects who have a best-corrected visual acuity of 20/100 or better.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who wear contact lenses.
  • Uncontrolled medical conditions
  • Subjects requiring chronic topical artificial tears, lubricants, and/or requiring any other chronic topical medications.
  • Subjects who have a history of chronic or recurrent inflammatory eye disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00820300

United States, California
Menlo Park, California, United States, 94025
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mati Therapeutics Inc.
Study Director: Oscar Cuzzani, MD QLT Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mati Therapeutics Inc. Identifier: NCT00820300     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PPL GLAU 03
Study First Received: January 8, 2009
Last Updated: September 16, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma, Open-Angle
Ocular Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Eye Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents processed this record on May 25, 2017