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The Effects of Riboflavin/ Ultraviolet-A Corneal Cross-linking on the Signs and Symptoms of Bullous Keratopathy (C3R)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 19, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2010
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Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
Recently, riboflavin (0.1%) and ultraviolet-A (UVA) collagen cross-linking (C3R) has shown potential to improve the signs and symptoms of bullous keratopathy .The objective of this study is to demonstrate the effects of C3R to treat bullous keratopathy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bullous Keratopathy Radiation: ultraviolet-A Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of the Effects of Riboflavin/ Ultraviolet-A Corneal Cross-linking
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2009

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Drug Information available for: Riboflavin

Intervention Details:
  • Radiation: ultraviolet-A
    Corneal cross linking (C3R) with riboflavin and ultraviolet-A (UVA, 370 nm, 3mW/cm2) for 30 min

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with bollous keratopathy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • corneal scarring or contemporary eye disease affecting VA were excluded.

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT01106274     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MUMS-88191
First Posted: April 19, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2010
Last Verified: October 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Corneal Edema
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Vitamin B Complex
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Photosensitizing Agents
Dermatologic Agents