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The Effects of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01708538
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 12, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rush Eye Associates

Brief Summary:
The corneal collagen cross-linking treatment has been used with increasing success to treat corneal dystrophies such as "keratoconus." Recent advances have allowed different techniques for performing this cross-linking treatment. This study investigates the effects of corneal cross-linking using different surgical techniques.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Corneal Ectasia Disorders Including Keratoconus Drug: CXL Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase III Study of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking Using Two Different Techniques.
Study Start Date : October 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Epithelium on
Epi not removed during CXL treatment
Drug: CXL
corneal crosslinking
Active Comparator: Epithelium off
Epi removed before CXL treatment
Drug: CXL
corneal crosslinking



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual acuity [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Best corrected Snellen acuity

  2. Keratometry measurements [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Average curvature of the cornea



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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 10-70, willing to participate, diagnosis of corneal ectasia disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unwilling or unable to participate in trial

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Contacts
Contact: Sloan W Rush, MD 806-353-0125

Locations
United States, Texas
Rush Eye Associates Recruiting
Amarillo, Texas, United States, 79106
Contact: Sunday Fowler    806-353-0125      
Principal Investigator: Sloan W Rush, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rush Eye Associates

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Rush Eye Associates
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01708538     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Rush CXL
First Posted: October 17, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 12, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

Keywords provided by Rush Eye Associates:
keratoconus, corneal collagen crosslinking, riboflavin, corneal ectasia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Keratoconus
Dilatation, Pathologic
Corneal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical