Research Studies

Research Studies

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Our practice is dedicated to the advancement of patient care through research. We participate in clinical studies to help find solutions for today’s issues in ophthalmology and optometry. Our clinical trials examine the safety and efficacy of a treatment protocol, medication (e.g. eye drops) or device (e.g. contact lenses). If you are interested in a clicinal trial, please contact our office for more information.

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Recent studies conducted by Heart of America Eye Care include:

  • Glaucoma eye drops and glaucoma procedures
  • Cataract
  • Eye drop absorption and generic eye drop efficacy
  • Allergic, viral and bacterial conjunctivitis
  • Dry eye
  • Droopy eyelid (ptosis)
  • Chalazion (stye)
  • Contact lenses and contact lens solution
  • Spectacle lenses
  • Blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction

Heart of America Eye Care’s Research Opportunities

The following research studies are currently being conducted:

Glaucoma Study 1

General Requirements (please contact us to determine if you qualify)

  • Currently diagnosed with either Open Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension in both eyes
  • 18 years or older