The High Cup/Disc Ratio in Children

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 21, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ungsoo Kim, Kim's Eye Hospital

Brief Summary:
To investigate of high cup/disc ratio in children.

Condition or disease

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

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

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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 (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Ungsoo Kim, Professor, Kim's Eye Hospital Identifier: NCT00825890     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: USK-1
First Posted: January 21, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2015
Last Verified: September 2015

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases