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Physiological Upper Eyelid Laxity (LAX)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 20, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Poitiers University Hospital

Brief Summary:

This is a prospective, single-center study in normal subjects aged 20 to 89 years.

The objective was to describe upper eyelid laxity by age group (20/29 years old, 30/39 years old, 40/49 years old, 50/59 years old, 60/69 years old, 70/79 years old and 80/89 years old) measured with the method of McNab and studying it according to her customary side of sleep. In addition, we evaluated a method for measuring tarsal laxity.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Eyelid Laxity Other: Measurement of the upper eyelid laxity Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 280 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Physiological Upper Eyelid Laxity
Actual Study Start Date : October 25, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 27, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : November 27, 2017

Intervention Details:
  • Other: Measurement of the upper eyelid laxity
    Measurement using a soft slider of the distance between our 2 marks The difference obtained between the measurement and the initial 10 millimeters corresponds to the tarsal laxity.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evolution of upper eyelid laxity [ Time Frame: 10 minutes ]
    Comparison of upper right and left palpebral laxity values in millimeters between different age groups

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 89 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 20 to 89 years
  • be free
  • be able to give informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of facial paralysis, upper palpebral trauma or palpebral surgery
  • History of sleep apnea syndrome
  • Impossibility to give consent
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • Persons enjoying enhanced protection and persons deprived of their liberty by a judicial or administrative decision

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03439644

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CHU DE Poitiers
Poitiers, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Poitiers University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Roxane FLAUSSE Poitiers University Hospital
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Responsible Party: Poitiers University Hospital Identifier: NCT03439644    
Other Study ID Numbers: LAX
First Posted: February 20, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 20, 2018
Last Verified: February 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No