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Acute Comfort and Blur Profile of a Lubricant Eye Drop Versus a Marketed Lubricant Eye Gel

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 26, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research
The purpose of this study is to compare the comfort and blurriness of an investigational lubricant eye drop with a marketed lubricant eye gel.

Condition Intervention
Dry Eye Other: Lubricant eye drop FID 115958D Other: GenTeal Gel

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Alcon Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Three-minute visual blur profile [ Time Frame: Through 3 minutes (post-instillation) ]
  • Overall Acceptability [ Time Frame: Immediately upon instillation ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Drop Comfort Upon Instillation [ Time Frame: Immediately upon installation ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Lubricant eye drop
Lubricant eye drop
Other: Lubricant eye drop FID 115958D
1 drop in each eye, one time
Active Comparator: GenTeal Gel
GenTeal Gel
Other: GenTeal Gel
1 drop in each eye, one time


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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:

  • Documented diagnosis of dry eye

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Must not have worn contact lenses within 12 hours preceding enrollment
  • Must not have used any topical ocular drops or ointment within 24 hours preceding enrollment
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Responsible Party: Alcon Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01077011     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C-09-060
First Submitted: February 18, 2010
First Posted: February 26, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 21, 2016
Last Verified: January 2012

Keywords provided by Alcon Research:
Dry eye
artificial tears

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