This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition glaucoma
Treatment american academy of ophthalmology glaucoma educational tape
Phase phase 4
Sponsor Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Collaborator Baylor College of Medicine
Start date March 2005
End date May 2006
Trial size 40 participants
Trial identifier NCT00376974, 2006-1


With patient education, the compliance with glaucoma medications will increase.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind
Primary purpose educational/counseling/training

Primary Outcomes

Intraocular pressure
time frame:

Secondary Outcomes

Score on glaucoma educational test
time frame:

Eligibility Criteria

Male participants from 40 years up to 90 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Glaucoma patients coming in for routine examination Exclusion Criteria: - If glaucoma was unstable and treatment regimen required a change

Additional Information

Official title The Effect of Patient Education on Glaucoma Medication Compliance
Principal investigator Silvia Orengo-Nania, m.d.
Description We divided glaucoma patients into two groups; one watched a video the others did not. We checked their intraocular pressures before and after the intervention to see if there was a difference
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2006.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.