New Tests for Assessing Visual Acuity and Ocular Alignment in Children


  • 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: 14-003979
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-003979

About this study

The current proposal is to develop new tests of visual acuity and ocular alignment using iPad technology.

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:

  • Children aged 6 months to 17 years attending Pediatric clinics or Pediatric Ophthalmology clinics at Mayo Clinic Rochester

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Known diagnosis of total blindness (light perception or worse visual acuity in both eyes)


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jonathan Holmes, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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