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Vision Loss Clinical Trials

A listing of Vision Loss medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (30) clinical trials

Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) or NMO Spectrum Disorders (NMOSD), also known as Devic’s Disease, is a rare, severe disabling autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) that predominately affects the optic nerves and spinal cord, and is often characterized by a relapsing course. Throughout this protocol the term NMO ...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Visual Impairment

As a subtype of major depressive disorder, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or winter depression causes severe reductions in both quality of life and productivity and results in high morbidity and frequent sick leave (1). SAD is a prevalent disorder with rates as high as 3-5% in central European countries and ...

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MRI Screening for Auditory Pathway Malformations in Visually Impaired Children

This pilot study aims to assess the interest to add an auditory pathway morphological analysis during the MRI exploration of visual pathway in visually impaired children.

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Providing Access to the Visual Environment

Subjects are enrolled each school year based on referrals from school systems in Tennessee, ophthalmologists, and optometrists. A total of 90 new students are enrolled each year. Students are provided a comprehensive low vision rehabilitation evaluation by a low vision optometrist and prescribed optical devices to improve distance appreciation, near ...

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Head Mounted Eye Tracking Aide for Loss of Central Vision (HETALCEV)

Participants with bilateral central scotomas will be selected for this study during their routine clinical visits at the University of Minnesota Eye Clinic. Written consent will be obtained from all participants. Each participant will have their scotomas mapped using a Nidek MP-1 microperimeter housed in the psychology department to give ...

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Multisensory Body and Space Representations (BASES-EXTINCTION)

To accurately control body movements to interact with objects, our brain needs representations of the body and the nearby space. The broader aim of this research project is to study the behavioural and physiological mechanisms involved in the constitution of these representations, to identify their neural bases, in order to ...

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CREATE - Children Reading With Electronic Assistance To Educate

This pilot randomized controlled trial (RCT) will test the methodology for a full RCT of assistive technologies for children/young people with low vision/blindness. The investigators will recruit 40 students age 10-18 years in India and the UK, who will be randomised into two groups. Apple iPads will be the active ...

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Measuring of Neuro-visual Functionality With Ocusweep

The aim of this study is to measure visual acuity and contrast sensitivity using a novel reaction-time based visual field device Ocusweep compared to widely used methods. Addition to that. the aim is to validate a novel perimetry method (Visual Search Test, VST) which is based on reaction times in ...

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Melatonin for Circadian Sleep Disorders in the Blind

This research project consists of a three part study with five embedded sub studies. The first study phase identifies "body rhythms" of sleepiness/wakefulness and of melatonin levels for each subject (including sub-study 1). The second study phase identifies the optimum dose and timing of melatonin for regulating each individual's 24-hour ...

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Blind Child Melatonin Treatment Study

We intend to study as many as 26 blind children through up to three melatonin treatment regimens, all of which involve a dose step-down in which the melatonin dose will be reduced gradually to find the lowest effective dose. The 3 treatment plans differ only in the start dose. Successfully ...

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