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Acular LS vs. Nevanac in Post op Inflammation Following Cataract Surgery

Information source: Innovative Medical
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Cataract

Intervention: Ketorolac, Nepafenac (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Innovative Medical

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Francis Mah, MD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: University Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye and Ear Institute


The purpose of this study is to compare the clinical outcomes, safety and efficacy in patients randomized to receive either ketorolac or nepafanac following cataract surgery.

Clinical Details

Official title: Acular LS vs. Nevanac in Post op Inflammation Following Cataract Surgery

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Male or female > 18 years of age scheduled to undergo cataract surgery

- Must be in good general health. Patients with systemic diseases will be enrolled

only if there are no ocular manifestations of their disease (ie diabetics with normal retinal exams)

- Ability to provide informed consent and likely to complete all study visits

Exclusion Criteria:

- · Known contraindication to any study medication or any of their components

- Uncontrolled systemic disease

- Required use of ocular medications other than the study medications during the


- Abnormal pre-operative OCTs if obtainable

- Diabetic patients

- Use of oral NSAIDS

- Patients with ocular disease (macula degeneration, glaucoma, corneal disease)

which reduces the potential visual rehabilitation (patients will ocular disease that will no preclude achievement of a 20/20 visual outcome may be included)..

Locations and Contacts

Dr. Francis, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States
Additional Information

Last updated: June 21, 2007

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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