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The Role of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses in Ocular Allergy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Pollen and Aerobiology Unit, Worcester
Information provided by:
Aston University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01125540
First received: May 17, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2010
History: No changes posted
May 17, 2010
May 17, 2010
June 2007
January 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Symptoms [ Time Frame: 4 hours ]
    Subjective rating of itchyness, dryness, burning, watering and discomfort
  • Signs [ Time Frame: 4 hours ]
    Signs of bulbar, limbal and palpebtal hyperaemia and staining
Same as current
No Changes Posted
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The Role of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses in Ocular Allergy
The Role of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses in Ocular Allergy
Patients with seasonal allergic conjunctivitis are normally advised to avoid contact lens wear when they are having symptoms. However, modern soft contact lenses which are disposed of daily offer the potential to protect and lubricate the ocular surface. This study examines this possible effect.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Grass Pollen Ocular Allergy
  • Device: Acuvue (Standard Daily Disposable Contact Lens)
    Other Name: Acuvue
  • Device: CIBA Dailies Aquacomfort Plus (Contact Lens - enhance lubricating)
    Other Name: CIBA Dailies Aquacomfort Plus
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Wolffsohn JS, Emberlin JC. Role of contact lenses in relieving ocular allergy. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2011 Aug;34(4):169-72. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2011.03.004. Epub 2011 May 6.

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Completed
10
January 2010
January 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • contact lens wearer
  • proven allergy to grass pollen

Exclusion Criteria:

  • eye disease
  • ocular medication
  • allergy medication
  • asthma
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United Kingdom
 
 
NCT01125540
Allergy02
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Prof James Wolffsohn, Aston University
Aston University
National Pollen and Aerobiology Unit, Worcester
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Aston University
May 2010

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