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An Open Label Comparing the Short Term Efficacy of Lacrisert

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: NCT03079271
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2017 by Virginia Eye Consultants.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 14, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 14, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virginia Eye Consultants

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the short term effects of LACRISERT®. upon fluorescein corneal staining, tear osmolarity and surface topography in human subjects with dry eye disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dry Eye Drug: Lacrisert, 5 Mg Ophthalmic Insert Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: An Open Label Comparing the Short Term Efficacy of Lacrisert
Study Start Date : November 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
open label Drug: Lacrisert, 5 Mg Ophthalmic Insert

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Dry Eye disease measured by OSDI questionnaire [ Time Frame: 10 days ]
  2. Dry eye disease measured by Corneal Staining [ Time Frame: 10 days ]
  3. Dry eye disease measured by topographic results [ Time Frame: 10 days ]

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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:

-Has Dry Eye disease indicated by a staining score of ≥ 4 and Speed score of >6

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent involvement in any other clinical trial
  • Anticipated contact lens wear during the study and 14hours prior to Day -History of corneal transplant
  • Active ocular infection, uveitis or non-KCS inflammation
  • History of recurrent herpes keratitis or active disease within the last six months
  • Topical ophthalmic medications during the study
  • Temporary collagen punctal plugs within one week prior to study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03079271

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Contact: Jireh A 757-961-2950

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United States, Virginia
Virginia Eye Consultants Recruiting
Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 23502
Contact: jireh A, COA    757-961-2947      
Principal Investigator: John D Sheppard, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virginia Eye Consultants
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Responsible Party: Virginia Eye Consultants Identifier: NCT03079271    
Other Study ID Numbers: VEC-LAC001
First Posted: March 14, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 14, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents