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Pacific Eye Associates continues to be a leader in clinical research and the development of new therapeutic and diagnostic modalities for retinal diseases. PEA leads and participates in several clinical trials assessing new therapies for macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy among other retinal diseases. The open clinical trials at Pacific Eye Associates are available to patients with diagnoses of:

  • Wet AMD, treatment na├»ve and previously treated AMD patients
  • Diabetic Retinopathy with Macular Edema
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion

Clinical trials at Pacific Eye Associates currently include:

Wet Age–Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Studies

Diabetic Retinopathy Studies

Retinal Vein Occlusion Studies

  • ICON
    • What: A study of an extended release formulation of triamcinolone for retinal vein occlusion with macular edema.
    • To qualify: Macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion
    • Time Commitment: One year, monthly visits x 3 months then quarterly.
    • Website: not available at present

Clinical trials in follow up, no longer recruiting new patients

  • AREDS2
    • What: A study of antioxidant vitamins, lutein and omega 3 fatty acids for high risk dry macular degeneration.
    • Time Commitment: 5 years annually
    • Website: www.areds2.org

For additional information, please call Keith Gryder, our study coordinator directly at 415 923 3482.

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