Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2013

1687  University of Houston  (21165)

Principal Investigator: NICHOLS,JASON

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 466,943

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 10/31/12 <> 6/16/14

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: OPT VISION SCIENCES

Department, Center, School, or Institute: OPTOMETRY

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of 3 Contact Lens Materials with 4 Contact Lens Solutions

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Vistakon, Inc.


Program Title: none


CR-005230 - To evaluate the clinical & laboratory performance of 3 ACUVUE Brand contact lenses with recently introduced multipurpose disinfecting solutions as well as a peroxide disinfecting solution. Each lens and solution combination will be assessed individually. Comparisons are within a material not across materials. Phase 1: Cross over dispensing phase. Each subject is randomly allocated to wear one of the three lens materials. Each lens type is worn for 2 weeks use with each of the four solutions. There is a washout period between solution use of approximately 1 week with Daily Disposable (1DAY ACUVUE MOIST) lens wear. Subjects are masked to reusable lens type and solutions used in this phase. Phase 2: Subjects in phase 1 continue for 6 months use of the same lens type used in phase 1, and one of the solutions (last allocation). Follow-up visits after 3 months, 6 months. Subjects are masked to solution type, but not lens type.

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