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Cross Linking for Treatment of Corneal Infection

2014-08-27 03:21:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is comparing 15 minute and 30 minute treatment durations with the UVX corneal cross linking system to treat corneal infections.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Infectious Keratitis

Intervention

riboflavin, UVX Light

Location

Price Vision Group
Indianapolis
Indiana
United States
46260

Status

Recruiting

Source

Price Vision Group

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:21:45-0400

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An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of riboflavin from two molecules of 6,7-dimethyl-8-ribityllumazine, utilizing a four-carbon fragment from one molecule which is transferred to the second molecule. EC 2.5.1.9.

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