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Community Glaucoma Screening Follow-up

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00956865
First Posted: August 11, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2016
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Collaborator:
Temple University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marlene Moster, MD, Wills Eye
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine if one of three interventions improves follow-up rates for screening exam participants who are instructed to have a definitive eye exam.

Condition Intervention
Glaucoma Other: Voucher Other: Telephone Call Other: Contact

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Community Glaucoma Screenings: Assessment of Interventions to Improve Follow-up

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Further study details as provided by Marlene Moster, MD, Wills Eye:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Definitive follow-up eye exam [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2002
Primary Completion Date: September 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Voucher
Voucher for transportation reimbursement
Other: Voucher
Vouchers given to reimburse transportation
Active Comparator: Voucher and call
Voucher for transportation and telephone calls
Other: Voucher
Vouchers given to reimburse transportation
Other: Telephone Call
Telephone reminder calls
Active Comparator: Voucher and call and contact
Voucher for transportation, telephone calls, and a contact at the senior center
Other: Voucher
Vouchers given to reimburse transportation
Other: Telephone Call
Telephone reminder calls
Other: Contact
Contact at senior center to encourage follow up

Detailed Description:
To determine if one of three interventions: vouchers, telephone calls, and personal contacts, improves follow-up rates for screening exam participants who are instructed to have a definitive eye exam.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All who had an eye screening exam.

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00956865


Sponsors and Collaborators
Wills Eye
Temple University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey D Henderer, MD Temple University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Marlene Moster, MD, Attending Surgeon, Wills Eye
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00956865     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 433
First Submitted: August 10, 2009
First Posted: August 11, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Keywords provided by Marlene Moster, MD, Wills Eye:
Glaucoma
Intervention
Follow up

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases