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The Effects of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified April 2017 by Rush Eye Associates
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rush Eye Associates
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01708538
First received: October 15, 2012
Last updated: April 11, 2017
Last verified: April 2017

October 15, 2012
April 11, 2017
October 2012
October 2018   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Visual acuity [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Best corrected Snellen acuity
  • Keratometry measurements [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Average curvature of the cornea
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01708538 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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The Effects of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking
Phase III Study of Corneal Collagen Cross-linking Using Two Different Techniques.
The corneal collagen cross-linking treatment has been used with increasing success to treat corneal dystrophies such as "keratoconus." Recent advances have allowed different techniques for performing this cross-linking treatment. This study investigates the effects of corneal cross-linking using different surgical techniques.
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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Participant
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Corneal Ectasia Disorders Including Keratoconus
Drug: CXL
corneal crosslinking
  • Active Comparator: Epithelium on
    Epi not removed during CXL treatment
    Intervention: Drug: CXL
  • Active Comparator: Epithelium off
    Epi removed before CXL treatment
    Intervention: Drug: CXL
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
30
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October 2018   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 10-70, willing to participate, diagnosis of corneal ectasia disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unwilling or unable to participate in trial
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
10 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
No
Contact: Sloan W Rush, MD 806-353-0125
United States
 
 
NCT01708538
Rush CXL
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Rush Eye Associates
Rush Eye Associates
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Rush Eye Associates
April 2017

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