Saccadic Eye Movements Are Impaired In Glaucoma
The purpose of this study is to determine whether rapid eye movements called saccades are impaired in glaucoma, a neurodegenerative disease of visual pathways.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Novel Vision Testing Paradigms for Patients With Glaucoma|
- Delay in saccades [ Time Frame: April 2014 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||July 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Eye movements that quickly scan a visual scene are critical to a number of daily activities including driving. It is not known whether rapid eye movement called saccades, are altered in glaucoma.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01254058
|St. Michael's Hospital|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8|
|Principal Investigator:||Neeru Gupta, MD, PhD||St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto|