Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and Meibomian Gland Expression to Treat Ocular Rosacea Secondary to Inactive Chronic Ocular GVHD


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 13-003814
    NCT ID: NCT02066051
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-003814

About this study

Is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatment and eyelid meibomian gland manual expression safe and effective for allogeneic stem cell transplant patients with ocular rosacea in the setting of quiescent graft-versus-host disease?

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ocular rosacea with inactive GVHD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active GVHD
  • Facial laser treatment
  • Accutane exposure
  • Inability to wear sun protection factor (SPF) 30 sunscreen and avoid sun exposure
  • Inability to meet study requirements

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Joanne Shen, M.D.

Closed for enrollment


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