A Single-Center Pilot Study to Assess Macular Function

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01204541
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 17, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 14, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
ORA, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study seeks to evaluate a novel endpoint for future dry AMD clinical trials.

Condition or disease
Macular Degeneration

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 24 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : September 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2010

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Young normals
Older normals

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Three groups of subjects will be enrolled:

  1. Normal healthy subjects aged 20-29 years
  2. Normal healthy subjects aged 60-90 years
  3. Subjects with early dry AMD

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects in good health aged 20-29 or 60-90 years (normal cohorts)
  • Subjects with early non-exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD cohort)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Enrollment in a investigational drug or device study and have used an investigational drug or device within 7 days of enrollment into this study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01204541

United States, Massachusetts
Andover, Massachusetts, United States, 01810
Sponsors and Collaborators
ORA, Inc.

Responsible Party: ORA, Inc. Identifier: NCT01204541     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-120-0013
First Posted: September 17, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 14, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012

Keywords provided by ORA, Inc.:
Non-exudative age-related macular degeneration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases