Interest in Electronic Applications for Patients With Glaucoma (GlaucomaApp)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02659709|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2016
Results First Posted : August 5, 2019
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Glaucoma||Device: Interest in medical education through social media|
This study is designed to determine the amount of interest in an educational application (app) on social media for glaucoma patients and their caregivers.
The purpose of this App is to enhance understanding of glaucoma by using short video tutorials. The App will include glaucoma eye drop medication reminders, a short video tutorial which aims to improve understanding of how visual field testing should be performed, how to administer eye drops and a feature that will enable participants to store and organize testing results using a mobile device.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Official Title:||Interest of Patients and Their Caregivers in A Smartphone- and Tablet-Based Application for Patients With Glaucoma|
|Study Start Date :||June 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2016|
Glaucoma Patients and Caregivers
Glaucoma patients and caregivers will complete a 20 item questionnaire providing demographic information, glaucoma eye drop compliance, interest in medication reminders, availability to smartphone, tablet and social media technology and interest in using a glaucoma application on social media.
Device: Interest in medical education through social media
Measuring interest in social media technology designed to educate glaucoma patients about disease, testing, and treatments with reminders for taking medications.
Other Name: Glaucoma App Interest
- Patients Owning Smartphone/Tablet Technology [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]Responses collected from participants about owning access to social media via smartphone or tablet technology obtained by completing a 20 item questionnaire.
- Patients Having Access to Social Media Via Smartphone or Tablet in the Home [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]Responses collected from participants about their personal access, through other members in the home, to social media via smartphone or tablet technology obtained by completing a 20 item questionnaire.
- Glaucoma Medication Compliance [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]Responses collected from participants about compliance to using their glaucoma drops as prescribed obtained by completing a 20 item questionnaire.
- Use of Medication Reminder [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]Responses collected from participants about use of medication reminders for their glaucoma drops obtained by completing a 20 item questionnaire.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02659709
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Wills Eye Hospital|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107|
|Principal Investigator:||Jonathan S Myers, MD||Wills Eye Hospital|