Relationship Between Central Corneal Thickness and Intraocular Pressure Measures Instruments.

Aston University (Other)
Overall Status
Completed ID

Study Details

Study Description

Brief Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure and central corneal thickness using various instruments in ocular hypertension, normal-tension glaucoma, primary open angle glaucoma, keratoconus and normal eyes.

Condition or Disease Intervention/Treatment Phase

    Detailed Description

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between intraocular pressure and ultrasound pachymetry measured central corneal thickness using Goldman tonometry and PASCAL instruments.

    Patient groups examined include:

    ocular hypertensives normal-tension glaucoma primary open angle glaucoma keratoconus control normal eyes

    Study Design

    Study Type:
    Observational Model:
    Time Perspective:
    Official Title:
    Phase 4 Study Evaluating the Relationship Between Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness Using Various Instruments in Ocular Hypertension, Normal-tension Glaucoma, Primary Open Angle Glaucoma, Keratoconus and Normal Eyes.
    Study Start Date :
    Jan 1, 2006
    Actual Study Completion Date :
    Jun 1, 2006

    Outcome Measures

    Primary Outcome Measures

      Eligibility Criteria


      Ages Eligible for Study:
      18 Years and Older
      Sexes Eligible for Study:
      Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
      Inclusion Criteria:

      Adults over the age of 18 years Clinical diagnosis of glaucoma, open angle; ocular hypertension; glaucoma (low-tension); keratoconus and other healthy volunteers.

      Exclusion Criteria:

      Children under the age of 18 years Adults with learning disabilities Adults who are unconscious or severely ill Adults who have known terminal illness Adults in emergency situations Adults with dementia Prisoners Young offenders Those who could be considered to have a dependant relationship with the investigator (i.e. those in care homes or medical students) Other vulnerable groups

      Contacts and Locations


      Site City State Country Postal Code
      1 Solihull Hospital Birmingham West Midlands United Kingdom B91 2JL

      Sponsors and Collaborators

      • Aston University


      • Principal Investigator: Sunil Shah, MD FRCOphth, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

      Study Documents (Full-Text)

      None provided.

      More Information


      None provided.
      Responsible Party:
      , , Identifier:
      Other Study ID Numbers:
      • 2006IOP
      First Posted:
      Jul 4, 2006
      Last Update Posted:
      Jun 23, 2011
      Last Verified:
      Jun 1, 2011

      Study Results

      No Results Posted as of Jun 23, 2011