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Clinical Trials

The Vision Research Coordinating Center (VRCC) is a joint collaboration between the UH Eye Institute and the CWRU Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. The center was established in 2004 to coordinate all ophthalmic clinical trials contracted through UH or CWRU. Descriptions of some of the current clinical trials are listed below, categorized by area:

Cornea & Contact Lens Studies

Genetic susceptibility to contact lens-related microbial keratitis

Post Corneal Transplant - Scleral Lens Wear Study

Zoster eye disease study (ZEDS)

Kowa Study

Genetic factors in keratoconus study

Soft Contact Lens Study

Retina Studies

DRCR Protocol AC

Aflibercept vs. Bevacizumab with deferred aflibercept for diabetic macular edema

Glaucoma Studies

Study Integrating Glaucoma and Eye Health Translation

Pediatric Ophthalmology Studies

The UH Eye Institute and CWRU Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has long been part of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) of studies which are funded by the National Eye Institute and managed by the Jaeb Center for Health Research.