Summary

for people ages 21 years and up (full criteria)
healthy people welcome
study started
estimated completion:
Christopher Heichel

Description

Summary

To join established study put on by Addition Technologies, Inc. in the surgical implantation of asymmetrical INTACS segments to treat myopia and astigmatism in patients with keratoconus.

Details

Use of asymmetrical corneal inserts to reduce or eliminate myopia and astigmatism in patients with keratoconus, who are no longer able to achieve adequate vision with their contact lenses or spectacles, so that their functional vision may be restored and the need for corneal transplantation may potentially be deferred.

Keywords

Keratoconus INTACS

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 21 years and up

  • 21 years of age, or older
  • have experienced a progressive deterioration in their vision, such that they can no longer achieve adequate functional vision on a daily basis with contact lenses, or spectacles.
  • have clear central corneas
  • have a corneal thickness of 450 microns or greater at the proposed incision site
  • have corneal transplantation as the only remaining option to improve their visual function

You CAN'T join if...

  • under 21 years of age
  • have not experienced a progressive deterioration in their vision, such that they can no longer achieve adequate functional vision on a daily basis with contact lenses, or spectacles.
  • do not have clear central corneas
  • do not have a corneal thickness of 450 microns or greater at the proposed incision site
  • do not have corneal transplantation as the only remaining option to improve their visual function

Details

Status
not yet accepting patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, San Diego
ID
NCT02512432
Lead Scientist
Christopher Heichel
Study Type
Interventional
Last Updated
July 2015