Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS) (OHTS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000125|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 24, 1999
Results First Posted : March 19, 2015
Last Update Posted : December 16, 2016
To determine whether medical reduction of intraocular pressure prevents or delays the onset of glaucomatous visual field loss and/or optic disc damage in ocular hypertensive participants judged to be at moderate risk for developing open-angle glaucoma.
To produce natural history data to assist in identifying patients at most risk for developing open-angle glaucoma and those most likely to benefit from early medical treatment.
To quantify risk factors for developing open-angle glaucoma among ocular hypertensive individuals.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Ocular Hypertension Glaucoma||Drug: Topical ocular hypotensive eye drops.||Phase 3|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||1636 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS)|
|Study Start Date :||February 1994|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2020|
No Intervention: Observation
Participants treated with commercially available topical ocular hypotensive eye drops.
Drug: Topical ocular hypotensive eye drops.
Topical ocular hypotensive eye drops.
- Incidence of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma in Hypotensive Patients [ Time Frame: 5 yrs (OHTS I, June 2002) and 13.0 yrs (completion of both phases of OHTS, March 2009) ]Comparison of the cumulative proportion of participants who develop primary open-angle glaucoma in the observation and medication groups.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00000125
|Study Chair:||Michael A Kass, MD||Washington University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences|