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Evaluation of Corneal Epithelial Thickness Mapping

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Optovue Identifier:
First received: October 19, 2012
Last updated: September 9, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
Optovue has developed a new feature for mapping corneal epithelial thickness. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the accuracy and repeatability of the epithelial thickness measurement. Consented subjects will undergo a series of cornea measurements using optical coherence tomography (OCT) that will be used for analysis.

Dry Eye and Contact Lens Wear

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Corneal Epithelial Thickness Mapping

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Further study details as provided by Optovue:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • corneal epithelial thickness [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]

Enrollment: 88
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: November 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Dry Eye
clinical diagnosis of dry eye
Contact Lens
routine wear of contact lens
Not having history of dry eye or contact lens wear or corneal pathology or surgery


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
seeing eye doctor for routine or follow-up care

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Able and willing to provide consent
  • Able and willing to complete the required examinations
  • DRY EYE GROUP ONLY: Clinical diagnosis of dry eye
  • CONTACT LENS GROUP ONLY: Regular contact lens wear

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of ocular surgery
  • History of laser refractive surgery
  • History of cataract surgery
  • DRY EYE GROUP ONLY: Corneal pathology not associated with dry eye
  • CONTACT LENS GROUP ONLY: Corneal pathology including dry eye
  • NORMAL GROUP ONLY: History of contact lens wear or dry eye or corneal pathology
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01712022

United States, California
Fishman Vision
Palo Alto, California, United States, 94301
Gordon-Weiss-Schanzlin Vision Institute
San Diego, California, United States, 92122
United States, New York
Brass Eye Center
Latham, New York, United States, 12110
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: Optovue Identifier: NCT01712022     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200-48071
Study First Received: October 19, 2012
Last Updated: September 9, 2014 processed this record on September 19, 2017