Partial Lacrimal Punctual Occlusion (PLPO)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00802399
First received: December 3, 2008
Last updated: January 21, 2009
Last verified: August 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to describe a case series of patients with chronic dry eye submitted to partial punctual occlusion.


Condition Intervention
Dry Eye
Procedure: Partial Lacrimal Punctual Occlusion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Partial Lacrimal Punctual Occlusion in the Management of Dry Eye

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Further study details as provided by University of Sao Paulo General Hospital:

Enrollment: 37
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: November 2008
Primary Completion Date: November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Partial Lacrimal Punctual Occlusion
Cauterization of the edge of all lacrimal punctum was carried out in all patients
Procedure: Partial Lacrimal Punctual Occlusion
Cauterization of the edge of all lacrimal punctum was carried out in all patients

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sin and symptom of dry eye
  • Use more than 4 times a day topic lubricant for the eye

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Ocular diseases other than dry eye
  • Use of systemic drugs
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00802399

Locations
Brazil
Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil, 05403010
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ricardo Holzchuh, MD Instituto do Coracao
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ricardo Holzchuh/ MD, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00802399     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0300/08
Study First Received: December 3, 2008
Last Updated: January 21, 2009
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo General Hospital:
Cornea
Dry eye
lacrimal punctual occlusion
lacrimal film
ocular surface

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Dry Eye Syndromes
Keratoconjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases
Keratitis
Corneal Diseases
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases

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