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Refractive Surgery and Optive Compatibility Study

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00469157
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 4, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 17, 2008
Information provided by:
Innovative Medical

Brief Summary:
To assess the compatibility of Optive with refractive surgery (PRK and LASIK) post-operatively.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dry Eye Syndromes Drug: Optive Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 92 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Refractive Surgery and Optive Compatibility Study
Study Start Date : May 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
1. Drug: Optive
Optive 30ml- (in the eye) Instill one in each eye twice daily starting one week after surgery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess compatibility [ Time Frame: 8 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. comfort [ Time Frame: 8 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women 18 and over
  • Patients undergoing refractive surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent ocular conditions or pathology that could affect patient's ability to complete study
  • Concurrent use of topical medications other than study medications
  • Use of systemic medications with ocular drying sequelae:

    • Antihistamines
    • Decongestants
    • Antispasmotics
    • Antidepressants

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00469157

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United States, California
Fullerton, California, United States, 92831
Sponsors and Collaborators
Innovative Medical
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Principal Investigator: Loren Rude, OD TLC
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Responsible Party: Loren Rude, OD, TLC Identifier: NCT00469157    
Other Study ID Numbers: 5303
First Posted: May 4, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 17, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008
Keywords provided by Innovative Medical:
compatibility of Optive after PRK or LASIK
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Dry Eye Syndromes
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Eye Diseases