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Rochester, New York 14642


Purpose:

This study is an exploratory trial evaluating the tear film break-up time after a single eye drop instillation of over-the-counter artificial tears. The primary hypothesis is that tear film break up time will be greater for test than control eye.


Study summary:

Subjects with varying degrees of dry eye syndrome were enrolled in a randomized, controlled, double masked, single site study. A new formulation of an artificial tear containing glycerin 1% as an active with polylysine-graft-polyethylene glycol as an excipient was compared against a leading commercial product with propylene glycol (0.3%) and polyethylene glycol (0.4%) as active ingredients with hydroxypropyl-guar as a gelling agent. The primary outcome was a comparison of tear film stability after eye drop instillation.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Age > 18 years - symptoms of dry eye - no other history of ophthalmic problems Exclusion Criteria: - Use of any ocular lubricant or ointment in the past 36 hours - use of contact lenses or excessive eye lid cosmetics on the study day


NCT ID:

NCT00681265


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
James V. Aquavella, MD
University of Rochester Eye Institute


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Rochester, New York 14642
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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