Condition category
Eye Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
20/04/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Mark Wilkins

ORCID ID

Contact details

Moorfields Eye Hospital
162 City Road
London
EC1V 2PD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7253 3411
mail@markwilkins.co.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0141127508

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To quantify the effect of a short course of topical steroids vs placebo

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Eye Diseases: Viral viral conjunctivitis

Intervention

Randomised controlled clinical trial of topical steroids versus placebo.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

topical steroids

Primary outcome measures

1. Patient's grading of symptoms
2. Ophthalmologist's grading of conjunctival hyperaemia
3. Incidence and severity of moderately frequent side effects
4. Time taken off work

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/07/2003

Overall trial end date

31/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

132 = 66 patient volunteers, 66 controls

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/07/2003

Recruitment end date

31/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Moorfields Eye Hospital
London
EC1V 2PD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

1. 2011 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21252084

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Wilkins MR, Khan S, Bunce C, Khawaja A, Siriwardena D, Larkin DF, A randomised placebo-controlled trial of topical steroid in presumed viral conjunctivitis., Br J Ophthalmol, 2011, 95, 9, 1299-1303, doi: 10.1136/bjo.2010.188623.

Additional files

Editorial Notes