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SYD-101-001

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

The purpose is to determine if low-dose atropine will help to slow the progression of pediatric myopia.


Keywords:

Eyes, Pediatrics


Category:

Drug or Biologic
Phase:3

Qualifications

 


Age
3 - 14 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

Children between the ages of 3 and 14 with pediatric myopia.


Investigator

Katherine Whitfield
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology - Carolina Crossing

For questions, contact:

Elizabeth DuBose
elizabeth_dubose@med.unc.edu
(919) 260-1422


Recruitment Period End

May 31, 2020

Location

Primary Location
UNC Kittner Eye Center
2226 Nelson Hwy, Carolina Crossing Suite 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 3 - 14 years

Participant qualification(s) Children with pediatric myopia in glasses of less than -6.00 diopters.

Not eligible if: History of Amblyopia, Strabismus, or prior use of atropine or special lenses to treat myopia.

Number of Visits

    » 18 In person visit(s)

    1 Screening, 1 Baseline, 16 clinic

    » 7 Remote visit(s)

    Compliance Checks

Participation Period

4 years

Compensation

$101 per completed clinic visit and $6 per completed phone call.

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