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Piggyback Sulcoflex Toric IOL for Correcting Refractive Error Following Corneal Transplantation

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2012 by Rabin Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Einat Medical Inc.
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Rabin Medical Center Identifier:
First received: October 29, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2012
History: No changes posted
A prospective study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a piggyback sulcoflex toric intraocular lens in pseudophakic patients for correcting refractive errors following corneal transplantation

Condition Intervention
Refractive Error
Corneal Implantation
Intraocular Lens Implantation
Procedure: toric intraocular lens implantation
Procedure: Sulcoflex intraocular lens implantation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Rabin Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Best corrected and uncorrected visual acuity [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Best corrected and uncorrected visual acuity following the IOL implantation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Ocular complications [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    pigmentary dispersion, iris bulging, inter lenticular opacifications, lens decentration

Other Outcome Measures:
  • Refractive outcomes [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    refractive outcomes following surgical intervention

Estimated Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: October 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Sulcoflex
Sulcoflex intraocular lens implantation
Procedure: toric intraocular lens implantation
piggyback Sulcolflex toric intraocular lens implantation
Procedure: Sulcoflex intraocular lens implantation


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • after corneal transplantation with refractive errors
  • after cataract removal and intraocular lens implantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other ophthalmologic disorders limiting vision including glaucoma, AMD, profound amblyopia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01718184

Contact: Irit Bahar, MD 972-3-9376101
Contact: Alon Zahavi, MD 972-3-9376101

Rabin Medical Center Recruiting
Petah Tiqwa, Israel
Principal Investigator: Irit Bahar, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rabin Medical Center
Einat Medical Inc.
Principal Investigator: Irit Bahar, MD Rabim Medical Center, Israel
  More Information


Responsible Party: Rabin Medical Center Identifier: NCT01718184     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RabinMC Sulcoflex Toric IOL
Study First Received: October 29, 2012
Last Updated: October 29, 2012

Keywords provided by Rabin Medical Center:
corneal implantation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Refractive Errors
Eye Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017