Bromday Versus Nevanac Eye Drops to Control Pain Following Photorefractive Keratectomy

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virdi Eye Clinic

Brief Summary:
This study will compare the effect of two topical non-steroidal antiinflammatory agents to control pain after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) eye surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Myopia Drug: Bromfenac

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bromday (Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution)0.09% QD vs Nevanac (Nepafenac Ophthalmic Suspension) 0.1% TID for Control of Pain and Epithelial Healing Post (PRK)
Study Start Date : May 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2012

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Nepafenac Drug: Bromfenac
Bromfenac 0.09% 1 drop in study eyes q day
Other Name: Bromday

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post-PRK pain [ Time Frame: 7 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post-PRK epithelial healing [ Time Frame: 7 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients undergoing photorefractive keratectomy in both eyes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male or female at least 18 years of age,
  • no other ocular studies with 15 days prior to dosing,
  • BCVA 20/200 or better,
  • return for study visits and follow instructions from investigator and staff,
  • self administer test article

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Ocular inflammation,
  • hypersensitivity to bromfenac or nepafenac,
  • any corneal pathology,
  • have had radial keratotomy,
  • corneal transplant or corneal refractive surgery in the last two years

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01475877

United States, Illinois
Virdi Eye Clinic and Laser Vision Center
Rock Island, Illinois, United States, 61201
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virdi Eye Clinic
Principal Investigator: Navaneet S Borisuth, MD,PhD Virdi Eye Clinic

Responsible Party: Virdi Eye Clinic Identifier: NCT01475877     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MAC-02-11
First Posted: November 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2016
Last Verified: May 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: In the observational study conducted, there was no significant difference in pain levels or epithelial healing of post-photorefractive keratectomy patients who were treated with bromfenac 0.09% or nepafenac 0.1%

Keywords provided by Virdi Eye Clinic:
epithelial healing,

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents