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A Study to Evaluate the Clinical Performance of a Novel Multipurpose Solution

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01024751
First Posted: December 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 15, 2011
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Information provided by:
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
  Purpose
The objective of this study is to evaluate the clinical performance of Bausch & Lomb investigational Multi-Purpose Solution compared to Ciba Vision Multi-Purpose Solution when used by wearers of silicone hydrogel or Group IV contact lenses.

Condition Intervention
Ocular Discomfort Device: Bausch & Lomb Multi-Purpose Solution Device: Ciba's Multi-Purpose Solution

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: A Study to Evaluate the Clinical Performance of a Novel Multipurpose Solution

Further study details as provided by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Comfort-related Symptoms/Complaints [ Time Frame: At dispensing visit and each follow-up visit at week 2 and week 4. ]
    Participants rated their subjective symptoms/complaints using a 0 to 100 scale for each eye. A 0 represented the least favorable rating, and a 100 represented the most favorable rating. Over All Follow-Up Visits summarizes the average over all follow-up visit summaries.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Slit Lamp Findings [ Time Frame: Over all visits for 1 month ]
    Graded slit lamp findings for each eye greater than grade 2 included epithelial edema, epithelial microcysts, corneal staining, limbal injection, bulbar injection, superior tarsal conjunctival abnormalities, corneal neovascularization, and corneal infiltrates. Slit lamp findings are grade on a scale of 0-4 with 0=none and 4=severe. Over All Follow-up Visits summarizes the worst case over all follow-up visits.


Enrollment: 312
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Bausch & Lomb Multi-Purpose Solution
Multi-Purpose Solution to be used for disinfecting contact lenses.
Device: Bausch & Lomb Multi-Purpose Solution
Lens care product for disinfecting lenses on a daily basis.
Active Comparator: Ciba's Multi-Purpose Solution
Multi-Purpose Solution to be used for disinfecting contact lenses.
Device: Ciba's Multi-Purpose Solution
Lens care product for disinfecting lenses on a daily basis.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants must be of legal age (at least 18) on the date the Informed Consent Form (ICF) is signed and with the capacity to provide voluntary informed consent.
  • Participants must habitually use a lens care product for lens cleaning, disinfecting, and storage.
  • Participants must wear a lens in each eye and each lens must be of the same manufacture and brand.
  • Participants must agree to wear study lenses on a daily wear basis.
  • Participants must be able and willing to comply with all treatment and follow-up/study procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants participating in any drug or device clinical investigation within 2 weeks prior to entry into this study and/or during the period of study participation.
  • Participants with any systemic disease affecting ocular health.
  • Participants using any systemic or topical medications that will, in the Investigator's opinion, affect ocular physiology or lens performance.
  • Participants who have had any corneal surgery (eg, refractive surgery).
  • Participants who are allergic to any component in the study care products.
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01024751


Locations
United States, New York
Bausch & Lomb
Rochester, New York, United States, 14609
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mohinder Merchea, OD, PhD, MBA, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01024751     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 636
First Submitted: November 30, 2009
First Posted: December 3, 2009
Results First Submitted: June 16, 2011
Results First Posted: August 11, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 15, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pharmaceutical Solutions