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The Effect of Ocular Massage on the Management of Elevated Intraocular Pressure After Acute Angle Closure

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02539758
First Posted: September 3, 2015
Last Update Posted: September 3, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lv Yingjuan, Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital
  Purpose
Lowering intraocular pressure remains the mainstay of therapy in the management of glaucoma. The effect of ocular massage on intraocular pressure in patients with acute primary angle closure was the important thing.This was a prospective study, in which 20 eyes from 20 patients had acute angle closure. When they went to the hospital, ocular massage was performed without any medication. Intraocular pressure was detected by Goldmann tonometer, and Lenstar LS900 optical biometry observed changes of anterior chamber depth before and after ocular massage. Anterior chamber depth, anterior chamber angle and ciliary body were observed by Ultrasound biomicroscopy after massage, and anterior chamber angle was also checked by gonioscope after massage.

Condition Intervention
Intraocular Pressure Other: ocular massage Device: LenstarLS900 Device: Goldmann tonometer

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Ocular Massage on the Management of Elevated Intraocular Pressure After Acute Angle Closure

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Further study details as provided by Lv Yingjuan, Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • observed changes of anterior chamber depth before and after ocular massage [ Time Frame: before ocular massage and 15 minutes after massage ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • observed changes of intraocular pressure before and after ocular massage [ Time Frame: before ocular massage and 15 minutes after massage ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: July 2013
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ocular massage
over the closed eyelids with moderate massage strength for 15 minutes. The compression of the globe was given with finger, and press for 2 seconds, then by a 2 seconds release, with a frequency of 15 presses/minute.We observed changes of anterior chamber depth before and after ocular massage by LenstarLS900,and changes of intraocular pressure before and after ocular massage by Goldmann tonometer
Other: ocular massage
ocular massage could be applied over the globe over the closed eyelids with moderate massage strength for 15 minutes. The compression of the globe was given with finger, and press for 2 seconds, then by a 2 seconds release, with a frequency of 15 presses/minute.
Device: LenstarLS900
observed changes of anterior chamber depth before and after ocular massage by LenstarLS900
Device: Goldmann tonometer
observed changes of intraocular pressure before and after ocular massage by Goldmann tonometer

Detailed Description:

Background: Primary angle closure glaucoma is still the most common type in Asia. Lowering intraocular pressure remains the mainstay of therapy in the management of glaucoma, since it has been shown to be effective in reducing optic nerve damage and loss of vision. The objective of this study was to evaluate to assess the effect of ocular massage on intraocular pressure in patients with acute primary angle closure.

Methods : This was a prospective study, in which 20 eyes from 20 patients had acute angle closure. When they went to the hospital, ocular massage was performed without any medication. Intraocular pressure was detected by Goldmann tonometer, and Lenstar LS900 optical biometry (Lenstar LS900) observed changes of anterior chamber depth before and after ocular massage. Anterior chamber depth, anterior chamber angle and ciliary body were observed by Ultrasound biomicroscopy (after massage, and anterior chamber angle was also checked by gonioscope after massage.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All of them had documented evidence of acute angle closure.

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02539758


Locations
China, Tianjin
Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital
Tianjin, Tianjin, China, 300384
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lv Yingjuan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: yingjuan Lv Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lv Yingjuan, department of ophthamology, Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02539758     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: tjykdxykyy2
First Submitted: August 8, 2015
First Posted: September 3, 2015
Last Update Posted: September 3, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Keywords provided by Lv Yingjuan, Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital:
acute angle closure
ocular massage