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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - Usability Study (AMD)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Notal Vision Ltd Identifier:
First received: August 20, 2009
Last updated: September 22, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the usability of the Foresee Home device with intermediate AMD patients.

Condition Intervention
Age Related Macular Degeneration Device: Foresee Home

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - Usability Study

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Further study details as provided by Notal Vision Ltd:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Successful unpacking and installation [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • Successful self tutorial performance [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • Ability of the subjects to operate the device as define by a successful test completion [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the success rate of the interactive tutorial as defined by a reliable test result. [ Time Frame: 3 month ]

Enrollment: 54
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
subjects diagnosed as intermediate AMD in at least one eye
Device: Foresee Home
Home Monitoring

Detailed Description:
The AMD usability study is a prospective, longitudinal, multi-center, observational study of patients diagnosed with intermediate (dry) AMD who have been asked by their doctor to use the ForeseeHomeTM device to record the natural progression of their AMD, including conversion from the dry to wet stage.

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Intermediate AMD

Inclusion criteria

  • Subjects diagnosed as intermediate AMD in at least one eye
  • Visual Acuity (VA) with habitual correction <20/60 in the study eye
  • Qualified in the clinic to use the device
  • Ability to speak, read and understand instructions in English
  • Subjects with ability to comprehend and sign the informed consent/authorization

Exclusion criteria

  • Evidence of macular disease other than AMD or glaucoma in the study eye
  • Presence of any significant media opacity that precludes a clear view of the macular area as identified in the study eye by biomicroscopy
  • Any non-macular related ocular surgery performed within 3 months prior to study entry in the target eye
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00963339

Sponsors and Collaborators
Notal Vision Ltd
Principal Investigator: Daniel Roth, MD Vitreos retina center - NJ
  More Information

Responsible Party: Osnat Ehrman/Clinical manager, Notal Vision Identifier: NCT00963339     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: US02
Study First Received: August 20, 2009
Last Updated: September 22, 2010

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on June 23, 2017