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     Neovascular Glaucoma Study 
     Use of Intravitreal Aflibercept for Neovascular Glaucoma - Malik Kahook, MD.

     Eye Pressure Measurement Study 
     Tolerability and Functionality of a Wireless 24 Hour Ocular Telemetry Sensor in African-American
     Glaucoma Patients - Leonard Seibold, MD.

     Trabeculectomy Study 
     Occlusion Prevention for Trabeculectomy Procedures Using Combination Ranibizumab and Mitomycin
     C (MMC) During Surgery (OCTOPUS STUDY) - Malik Y Kahook, MD.

     Laser Study
     A Randomized Prospective, Physician-Masked, Controlled Trial Comparing Ketorolac Tromethamine
     0.4% and Prednisolone Acetate 1% in Reducing Post- Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty Anterior Chamber
     Flare and Cells - Malik Y Kahook, MD.

     Effect of Topical Steroid Drops on Blood Glucose
     Effects and comparison of commonly used regimen of Prednisolone acetate 1% ophthalmic drops on
     blood glucose levels in non-diabetic and diabetic subjects - Mina Pantcheva, MD.

     Retinal Blood Flow and Glaucoma
     Comparison of retinal blood flow measurements between healthy individuals and patients with newly
     diagnosed normal tension glaucoma using Canon Laser Blood Flowmeter (CLBF) Model 100 - 
     Mina Pantcheva, MD.


     Radiation & Choroidal Melanoma
     A prospective pilot study of surgical radiation shielding with vitrectomy and silicone oil tamponade, for
     the prevention of radiation-induced ocular injury in the treatment of choroidal melanoma with
     radioactive Iodine-125 plaque brachytherapy - Scott Oliver, MD.


     Tears and Eyelid Surgery Study
     Changes in Tear Film Osmolarity After Eyelid Surgery - Eric Hink, MD.

     Thyroid Eye Disease Measurements
     Measurement of Axial Globe Position, A Prospective Evaluation - Vikram Durairaj, MD.

     Anesthetic for Oculoplastic Surgery
     A Single-Blinded Study Evaluating the Clinical Utility of a Bicarbonate pH Adjusting Procedure for Local
     Anesthetics in Oculoplastic Surgery - Vikram Durairaj, MD.



     Glaucoma Educator Study
     Effect of Glaucoma Educators on Adherence to Prescribed Therapeutic Regimens in Glaucoma Patients-
     Malik Y Kahook, MD.

     Optic Nerve Imaging Comparison Study
     Comparison of Ocular Imaging Between Time-Domain And Spectral-Domain Ocular Coherence
     Tomography - Malik Y Kahook, MD.

Participant Information:

We appreciate your interest in Clinical Research at the University of Colorado, Department of Ophthalmology.   If you are interested in any of our Currently Enrolling studies, please contact Mary Preston at 720-848-2035.   

All clinical research is reviewed by an Institutional Review Board.  Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) is an excellent resource for information about participating in clinical trials.  Please visit their web site:


Other Resources:

Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado Denver
Anschutz Medical Campus
1675 Aurora Court, Mail Stop F-731
Aurora, CO  80045

Phone: (720) 848-2035
Fax: (720) 848-4670



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