Usage of the Home Macular Perimeter (HMP)

This study has been completed.
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Notal Vision Ltd Identifier:
First received: January 7, 2008
Last updated: May 14, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

Demonstrate the ability of the current interactive tutorial and 1-800 support to teach an AMD patient to use the HMP device.

Age Related Macular Degeneration

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Usage of the Home Macular Perimeter (HMP) in Intermediate Age Related Macular Degeneration Patients Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by Notal Vision Ltd:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of subjects who manage to use the device as in a daily testing [ Time Frame: 6 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Subjects diagnosed as intermediate AMD

Detailed Description:

The pilot study purpose is to demonstrate that the tutorial which is part of the device software, is giving sufficient training for the intended users.


Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

• Subjects diagnosed as intermediate AMD


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Capable and willing to sign a consent form and participate in the study
  • Subjects diagnosed as intermediate AMD in at least one eye
  • Age >50 years
  • VA with habitual correction >20/60 in the study eye
  • Ability to speak, read and understand instructions in Hebrew
  • Familiar with computer usage

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of macular disease other than AMD or glaucoma in the study eye
  • Presence of any significant media opacity that precludes a clear view of the macular area as identified in the study eye by biomicroscopy, CFP.
  • Any non-macular related ocular surgery performed within 3 months prior to study entry in the target eye
  • Participation in another study with the exclusion of AREDS study
  • Patients diagnosed with geographic atrophy (GA)
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00596388

Haemek Medical center
Afula, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Notal Vision Ltd
Principal Investigator: Yaron Mr Lang, MD Haemek Hospital
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Notal Vision Ltd Identifier: NCT00596388     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HMP-PU1, 0197-07
Study First Received: January 7, 2008
Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases processed this record on April 14, 2014