Each clinical research trial is different. Generally, you can expect to have several visits throughout the period of the research study.
During these visits, we will ask you about any illnesses or changes in medications that you have had since your last study visit. We will perform a visual acuity assessment, measurement of the eye pressure, dilation of the pupils, and an eye exam by the doctor.
Depending upon the study, the investigational medication studied may include
- An injection into the eye
- A medication that is given orally
- Or a medication that is given in the form of an eye drop
This varies widely by study. Be sure to ask your research coordinator or study doctor if you have any questions.