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The High Cup/Disc Ratio in Children

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ungsoo Kim, Kim's Eye Hospital Identifier:
First received: January 19, 2009
Last updated: September 2, 2015
Last verified: September 2015
To investigate of high cup/disc ratio in children.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Ungsoo Kim, Kim's Eye Hospital:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

ophthalmologic examination

  1. cycloplegic refraction
  2. axial length and anterior chamber depth
  3. intraocular pressure

B. optic nerve head and retinal nerve fiber layer

  1. disc photography
  2. Heidelberg Retina Tomograph

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
high cup disc ratio in children

Inclusion Criteria:

  • high cup/disc ratio more than 0.5
  • age : five to twelve

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous surgery (except strabismus surgery) previous glaucomatous medication history poor cooperated children.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00825890

Korea, Republic of
Kim's Eye Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 150-034
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kim's Eye Hospital
Principal Investigator: Ungsoo S Kim, M.D. Kim's Eye Hospital, University of Konyang
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ungsoo Kim, Professor, Kim's Eye Hospital Identifier: NCT00825890     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: USK-1
Study First Received: January 19, 2009
Last Updated: September 2, 2015

Keywords provided by Ungsoo Kim, Kim's Eye Hospital:
high cup disc ratio
glaucoma suspect

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017