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Prospective Evaluation of a Smartphone Application, GoCheckKids™, to Detect Amblyopia Risk Factors in Young Children

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: NCT03447171
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 27, 2018
Last Update Posted : August 3, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gobiquity Mobile Health

Brief Summary:
The objective is evaluation of GoCheck Kids, a smartphone application ('App'), for use as a photo screening device in a pediatric population to detect amblyopia risk factors (ARFs).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Amblyopia Device: App Vision Screening

Detailed Description:
Detection of amblyopia risk factors using photo screening app in children of ages from 12 months to 8 years

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 207 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation of a Smartphone Application, GoCheckKids™, to Detect Amblyopia Risk Factors in Young Children
Actual Study Start Date : February 7, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 4, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : June 4, 2018

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Amblyopia

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Refractive Error Device: App Vision Screening
Using GoCheck Kids App Vision Screening to detect Amblyopia Risk Factors

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sensitivity and specificity of amblyopia risk factors detected by Photorefraction [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
    Identification of risk factors compared to gold standard cycloplegic refraction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of patients with gaze error identified by photo screening [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
    Detection of gaze error compared to cover test examination results

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 8 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Study population will be selected from eye clinics.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 12 months to 8 years inclusive.
  • Informed consent given by parent or legal guardian.

Exclusion Criteria:

- History of ocular surgery and any condition that would preclude the ability of the investigator to obtain a reliable image and measurement

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03447171

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United States, Alaska
Alaska Children's Eye & Strabismus
Anchorage, Alaska, United States, 99508
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gobiquity Mobile Health
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Principal Investigator: Sean Donahue, MD, PhD Vanderbilt University

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Responsible Party: Gobiquity Mobile Health Identifier: NCT03447171     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2018-001
First Posted: February 27, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 3, 2018
Last Verified: August 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: Yes
Device Product Not Approved or Cleared by U.S. FDA: No
Pediatric Postmarket Surveillance of a Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Keywords provided by Gobiquity Mobile Health:
Risk Factors
Amblyopia Risk Factors
Smartphone Application (App)
Vision Screening
Mobile Vision Screening
Vision Screening App
Preschool children
Objective vision screening
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vision Disorders
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Eye Diseases
Signs and Symptoms