Teleophthalmology in the Management of Glaucoma


  • 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
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 15-006165
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 15-006165

About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine accuracy of glaucoma progression assessment (non-progression, possible progression, or definite progression) in glaucoma patients based on images only by determining agreement between each classification from non-visit data and in-person evaluation.

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.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any type and severity of glaucoma followed by glaucoma team
  • 2 sets of digital disc photographs
  • At least 2 sets of OCT of optic nerve, retinal nerve fiber layer
  • At least 2 VF

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Lack of necessary images

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Muriel Schornack, O.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Muriel Schornack O.D.



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