Treatment of Patients With Blepharitis and Facial Rosacea
To determine the safety and efficacy of sub-antimicrobial dose doxycycline in the treatment of patients who have both blepharitis and facial rosacea
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pleasant Valley Ophthalmology
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00560703
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Inflammation of the eyelids.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
A synthetic TETRACYCLINE derivative with similar antimicrobial activity. Animal studies suggest that it may cause less tooth staining than other tetracyclines. It is used in some areas for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM).
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness and safety of Topical Interleukin-1-Receptor Antagonist in treatment of signs and symptoms of posterior blepharitis
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The purpose of this study is to determine: - The prevalence of Demodex sp. in chronic blepharitis. - The efficacy of the treatment of topical Tree Tea Oil in chronic blepharitis fo...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AzaSite® ophthalmic solution, 1% on signs & symptoms of blepharitis and tear cytokine and eyelid bacterial load levels
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AzaSite® ophthalmic solution, 1% on signs and symptoms of blepharitis.
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