Trial of the PresView Implant for the Improvement of Near Vision in Patients With Presbyopia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 21, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 5, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Refocus Group, Inc.

Brief Summary:
Study to determine the effectiveness of the PresVIEW Scleral Implant to improve near vision in patients who require reading glasses.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Presbyopia Device: PresVIEW Scleral Implants Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 360 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter Clinical Trial Of the PresVIEW Scleral Implant (PSI) For the Improvement Of Near Visual Acuity In Presbyopic Patients
Study Start Date : December 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: PresVIEW Implantation
Subjects have PresView Scleral Implants surgical placed in the eye
Device: PresVIEW Scleral Implants
Subjects are implanted with the PresView Scleral Spacing Implants, and followed for 24 months.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Improvement of Near Visual Acuity [ Time Frame: Greater than or equal to 12 months ]
    Measurement of the Distance Corrected Near Visual Acuity at 40 centimeters compared to baseline measurements.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Presence of significant safety events [ Time Frame: Greater than or Equal to 24 months ]
    Several indicators of safety are monitored including but not limited to BCDVA, IOP, and chronic inflammation.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject must be between 50-60 years old
  • Subject must have a best corrected distance visual acuity of 20/20 or better
  • Subject must be mentally competent to understand and comply with the requirements of the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any previous eye surgeries including cataract, LASIK, or Muscle surgery
  • Any chronic systemic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, Lupus, etc.
  • Any eye diseases such as eye inflammation, infection, cataract, or retinal diseases

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01166568

United States, California
Beverly Hills, California, United States, 90210
United States, Illinois
Des Plaines, Illinois, United States, 60016
Lombard, Illinois, United States, 60148
United States, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40206
United States, Nebraska
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68144
United States, New York
Amherst, New York, United States, 14228
United States, North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States, 27410
United States, Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, 74133
United States, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
United States, Texas
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78215
Sponsors and Collaborators
Refocus Group, Inc.

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Refocus Group, Inc. Identifier: NCT01166568     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P-277-5
First Posted: July 21, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by Refocus Group, Inc.:
Reading Vision
Near Vision

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Refractive Errors
Eye Diseases