Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of Posturing Following Surgery for Full-thickness Macular Hole

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Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Status and phase

Completed
Early Phase 1

Conditions

Full Thickness Macular Hole

Treatments

Procedure: Postoperative non-posturing group
Procedure: Postoperative face-down posturing

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01226160
06/Q0603/100/01

Details and patient eligibility

About

This is a pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) to investigate the effect of postoperative face-down positioning on the outcome of macular hole surgery.

Enrollment

30 patients

Sex

All

Ages

16+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • full thickness macular hole
  • >16 years old

Exclusion criteria

  • any history of previous intraocular surgery (including cataract surgery)
  • history of ocular trauma
  • history of visual loss greater than 1 year

Trial design

30 participants in 2 patient groups

Face-down posturing group
Experimental group
Description:
Postoperative face-down positioning for 10 days after surgery.
Treatment:
Procedure: Postoperative face-down posturing
Non-posturing group
Active Comparator group
Description:
avoid a face-up position for 10 days after surgery
Treatment:
Procedure: Postoperative non-posturing group

Trial contacts and locations

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