Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01667861|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 25, 2015
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||Risk Factors for Glaucoma in Musicians|
|Study Start Date :||October 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||February 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2015|
Members of (professional) orchestras, especially wind instrument players.
- IOP levels, including IOP peaks occurring during or directly after playing, and prevalence of glaucomatous field loss in players of wind instruments. [ Time Frame: One hour. ]
- IOP peaks and variations during continuous IOP monitoring [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]Several high-risk participants will be asked their permission to perform continuous IOP monitoring during 24 hours with a sensing contact lens.
- Risk factors for glaucoma and the prevalence of visual problems and eye disease among (professional) musicians [ Time Frame: 2 years ]Participants of orchestras will be asked to fill in a questionnaire to collect demographic data together with data on musical history,ophthalmologic history and family history on glaucoma and ocular hypertension. From these participants, a selection will be invited for further screening.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01667861
|University Eye Clinic, Maastricht University Medical Center|
|Maastricht, Netherlands, 6202 AZ|
|Principal Investigator:||Henny JM Beckers, MD, PhD||Maastricht University Medical Center, NL|