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Prevalence of Angle Closure in Caucasian Hyperopes

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2009 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : January 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2011
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Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The primary purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence of asymptomatic chronic angle closure in high risk Caucasian individuals, namely those with hyperopia. A secondary purpose is to assess whether specific demographic or ocular-anatomic parameters in this population are associated with a higher risk for angle closure.

Condition or disease
Chronic Angle Closure Glaucoma

Detailed Description:
Caucasian subjects aged > 40 years with hyperopia will undergo complete eye examination including subjective refraction and gonioscopy. In addition we will measure axial length, anterior chamber depth and lens thickness using ultrasound biometry.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prevalence of Chronic Angle Closure in Caucasian Hyperopic Subjects
Study Start Date : January 2009

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. prevalence of chronic angle closure in Caucasian hyperopes [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. relative risk for chronic angle closure measured for demographic and ocular-anatomic parameters [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Caucasian subjects aged 40 years or more with hyperopia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age greater than 40 years
  • Hyperopia greater then +1.00 D spherical equivalent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any identifiable eye disease or previous eye surgery that can affect the anatomy of the irido-corneal angle

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00823706

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Contact: yaniv barkana, md 97289779358

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Assaf Harofe Medical Center Ophthalmology Department Recruiting
Zerifin, Israel, 70300
Contact: Yaniv Barkana   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Yaniv Barkana, MD, Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology Identifier: NCT00823706    
Other Study ID Numbers: 122/08
First Posted: January 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2011
Last Verified: January 2009
Keywords provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:
chronic angle closure hyperopia
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Glaucoma, Angle-Closure
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases