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Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation in Patients With Glaucoma and in Healthy Patients During Standard Yoga Positions

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01915680
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 5, 2013
Last Update Posted : October 19, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Robert Ritch, MD, Robert Ritch, MD, LLC.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to investigate the IOP difference between normal and glaucomatous eyes using standard ophthalmic tonometry devices while subjects are performing different standard yoga asanas. The IOP of participants will be measured prior, immediately at start of the asana, 2 minutes into the asana, and immediately after assuming a sitting position. The patient will wait 10 minutes and a final IOP will be taken. Four standard yoga asanas will be tested.

Condition or disease
Glaucoma Intraocular Pressure

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation in Patients With Glaucoma and in Healthy Patients During Standard Yoga Positions
Study Start Date : June 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

Group/Cohort
Glaucoma
Control



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Intraocular Pressure [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline, Immediate, 2 Minutes, Post, 10 min Post ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Glaucoma Practice and Yoga Studios
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Glaucoma or healthy control
  • Practice yoga
  • 18-80 years old
  • Practice Yoga for a minimum of 12 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy subjects do not have normal ophthalmic exam
  • Cannot maintain yoga positions

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01915680


Locations
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United States, New York
Glaucoma Associates of New York
New York, New York, United States, 10003
Sponsors and Collaborators
Robert Ritch, MD, LLC.
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Robert Ritch, MD, Associate Professor of Ophtalmology, Robert Ritch, MD, LLC.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01915680    
Other Study ID Numbers: NYGRI Yoga Study 13.04
First Posted: August 5, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2018
Last Verified: December 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Glaucoma
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases