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Kristen N. Peterson

Chief Operating Officer

Carrie Iverson

Clinical Study Manager

Clinical Eye Trials & Ophthalmology Research

Current Clinical Trials

General Study Guidelines:

  • Most studies require the participant to be 18+ years old
  • Cannot be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Willing and able to complete all study visits
  • Reasonable travel expenses for some studies/visits may be approved
  • Complete visit schedules (including dates and times) are provided upon successful entry into any study
  • Visits can be rescheduled as required

Dry Eyes/Sjögren’s Syndrome

Clinical Trial Information

Condition Information

Sjogren’s (Show-grins) syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that affects the mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands.  The eyes and mouth are usually affected first; however, additional symptoms may include:

 

  • Joint pain or swelling, skin rashes or dryness, vaginal dryness, persistent cough, prolonged fatigue

 

Patients with this condition may also have dental issues, frequent yeast infections, and/or thyroid conditions

Inclusion Criteria

  • History or current diagnosis of Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Testing for Sjogren’s Syndrome can be completed at Bergstrom Eye Research

Length of Trial: 5 visits over 2 months

Study Stipend: $500.00 (upon successful completion of all visits)

Ocular Hypertension or Open-Angle Glaucoma

Clinical Trial Information

Inclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of Open Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension in both eyes
  • Requires pressure lowering treatment in both eyes

Length of Trial: This trial has multiple visits for approximately 1 year

Study Stipend: $2,675.00 (upon successful completion of all visits)

Non-infectious Anterior Segment Uveritis

Clinical Trial Information

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with acute endogenous non-infectious anterior uveitis, sometime referred to as iritis

If you have experience with uveitis/iritis and are interested in this study contact us immediately with the first signs of symptoms.  

Length of Trial: 6 visits over 5 weeks and 1 follow-up phone contact

Study Stipend: $650.00 (upon successful completion of all visits)

Contact one of our team members below or use the link to book an appointment

Kristen N. Peterson

Chief Operating Officer

Carrie Iverson

Clinical Study Manager

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