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Defining the Conjunctival Staining Method: Instillation Volume and Time Course to Assess Staining With Lissamine Green

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alcon Research Identifier:
First received: October 6, 2008
Last updated: March 19, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
Results First Received: September 21, 2009  
Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Condition: Conjunctival Staining
Intervention: Other: 2.5/5.0/10.0 µL lissamine green

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Recruitment Details
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30 subjects with conjunctival staining and no other ocular pathology were recruited and enrolled.

Pre-Assignment Details
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This reporting group includes all enrolled participants.

Reporting Groups
Overall All enrolled participants

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
Unrelated injury                1 
Headache                1 

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Overall All enrolled participants

Baseline Measures
Overall Participants Analyzed 
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[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   30 
>=65 years   0 
[Units: Participants]
Female   18 
Male   12 

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1.  Primary:   Conjunctival Staining at 1 Minute   [ Time Frame: 1 minute after instillation ]

2.  Primary:   Conjunctival Staining at 2 Minutes   [ Time Frame: 2 minutes after instillation ]

3.  Primary:   Conjunctival Staining at 3 Minutes   [ Time Frame: 3 minutes after instillation ]

4.  Primary:   Conjunctival Staining at 4 Minutes   [ Time Frame: 4 minutes after instillation ]

5.  Primary:   Conjunctival Staining at 5 Minutes   [ Time Frame: 5 minutes after instillation ]

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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Alison Ramsey, O.D., Manager
Organization: Alcon Research, Ltd.
phone: 817-551-6986

Responsible Party: Alcon Research Identifier: NCT00768898     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M-08-01
Study First Received: October 6, 2008
Results First Received: September 21, 2009
Last Updated: March 19, 2012