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Evaluation of the Repeated Usage of Systane Ultra Eyedrop

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research
Comparison of two contact lens solutions.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dry Eye Other: Systane Ultra Other: Optive lubricant Eye Drops Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement in objective vision [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Measurement of tear film evaporation [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Enrollment: 57
Study Start Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Systane Ultra
Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops
Other: Systane Ultra
Systane Ultra 1 to 2 drops per eye at least 4 times daily for 4 weeks
Active Comparator: Optive
Optive Lubricant Eye Drops
Other: Optive lubricant Eye Drops
Optive Lubricant Eye Drops 1 to 2 drops per eye at least 4 times daily for 4 weeks


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or more.
  • Non contact lens wearer.
  • Symptomatology as defined below for the Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) questionnaire:

    • Score ≥13 for OSDI Questionnaire total score; AND
    • Scores of at least 2 for 2 out of the 6 vision related questions of the OSDI questionnaire
  • Best visual acuity of 6/9 or better in each eye.
  • Willingness to adhere to the instructions set in the clinical protocol.
  • Signature of the subject informed consent form.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of systemic medication which might produce dry eye side effects.
  • Systemic disease which might produce dry eye side effects.
  • Active ocular infection.
  • Use of ocular medication.
  • Significant ocular anomaly.
  • Previous ocular surgery
  • Previous use of Restasis
  • Any medical condition that might be prejudicial to the study.
  • The subject, based on their knowledge, must NOT be pregnant or lactating at the time of enrolment.
  • The subject, based on his/her knowledge, must NOT have an infectious disease (e.g. hepatitis, tuberculosis) or an immunosuppressive disease (e.g. Human Immunodeficiency Virus).
  • The subject, based on their knowledge, must NOT have diabetes.
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Responsible Party: Alcon Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01051804     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SMA-09-33
First Submitted: January 18, 2010
First Posted: January 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Dry eye
Visual Performance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ophthalmic Solutions
Lubricant Eye Drops
Pharmaceutical Solutions
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nasal Decongestants
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Respiratory System Agents