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Electronic Applications for Patients With Glaucoma (GlaucomaApp)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02659709
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2016
Last Update Posted : November 30, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jonathon Myers, Wills Eye

Brief Summary:
Develop smartphone- and tablet-based application (app) for participants with glaucoma, ocular hypertension and those at risk.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Glaucoma Device: Smartphone Application Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The Investigators are developing a smartphone and tablet-based application (App) for participants with glaucoma. The purpose of this App is to enhance understanding of glaucoma by using short video tutorials. The App will also include glaucoma eye drop medication reminders, a short video tutorial that aims to improve understanding of how visual field testing should be performed correctly, and a feature that will enable participants to store and organize testing results using a mobile device.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: A Smartphone- and Tablet-Based Application for Patients With Glaucoma
Study Start Date : June 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2016

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

Arm Intervention/treatment
Glaucoma Smartphone Application
Glaucoma patients will test a glaucoma smartphone application (app) on smart phones or tablets then complete 20 item questionnaire providing demographic information, effectiveness and ease of use with the application.
Device: Smartphone Application
Smartphone Application designed to educate glaucoma patients about disease, testing, and treatments with reminders for taking medications.
Other Name: Glaucoma App

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Smartphone Usage Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
    Feedback will be collected from participants on ease of use of Glaucoma App by utilizing a 20 item questionnaire.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Anyone affected by glaucoma, this includes people with the disease, family and friends of someone with the disease.

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02659709

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United States, Pennsylvania
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wills Eye
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Principal Investigator: Jonathan S Myers, MD Wills Eye Hospital

Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Jonathon Myers, Principal Investigator, Wills Eye Identifier: NCT02659709     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14-413E
First Posted: January 20, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2017
Last Verified: November 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Jonathon Myers, Wills Eye:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases