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CLINICAL TRIAL FOR DOGS WITH PRIMARY ANGLE CLOSURE GLAUCOMA

Principle Investigator

Hans Westermeyer

Testing Requirements

Your dog will receive an exam from the NC State Ophthalmology Service 1 month after study enrollment and once every 3 months thereafter. Each visit will include: sedation, a complete ophthalmic exam, photography and ultrasound of the eye’s drainage apparatus, retinal thickness measurement, and quantitative pupillary light reflex evaluation. A one-time pre-anesthetic blood panel is required at the first visit.

Enrollment Start

01/21/2021

Enrollment Finish

12/30/2022

Eligibility

– Must have developed primary glaucoma in one eye in the past 2 months
– Must have a normal opposite eye, besides gonioscopic changes consistent with PACG
– Must have no concurrent systemic diseases
– Must not be on any systemic medications other than monthly preventatives
– Must be well behaved

Contact

Dr. Hans Westermeyer: 919-513-6659 OR hdwester@ncsu.edu