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Novel Therapeutic for Dogs with Cataracts

Nov 24, 2015

STUDY ON HOLD

This study is temporarily on hold. Check back later for updates.

This study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a new, plant-derived ophthalmic solution in reducing or resolving signs of cataract disease in dogs.  Dogs of all ages with complete mature cataracts or advanced immature cataracts in one or both eyes are eligible for screening.  Dogs with chronic dry eye or uveitis are not eligible for the study.

Eligibility:

  • Diagnosis of cataract disease in one or both eyes
  • Owner ability to administer eye drops for the duration of the study

 Benefits:

  • All study related costs are covered including study visits, bloodwork, ophthalmic examinations and treatment.

To Enroll:

 Please contact the VCIC at 215-573-0302 or by email at vcic@vet.upenn.edu if you      would like more information about this study.