Genetic Susceptibility to Contact Lens-Related Microbial Keratitis

lady putting in contacts

AGE: 15 -70 years and older
GENDER: All
TYPE: Genetic Study
HEALTHY PARTICIPANTS: Yes
COMPENSATION: Yes
CONDITION: Cornea Microbial Keratitis

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if there are genetic differences between contact lens wearers that get bacterial corneal infections and those that do not.

Who Can Participate

Participants between 15 and 70 years of age who are of European descent, wear contact lens and have a history of a cornea infection may be eligible for this study. Participants with no history of cornea infection are also needed for this study.

Learn More About This Research Study

For more information, please contact Sangeetha Raghupathy, MD, the study coordinator at 216-844-8552 or complete the online form below.

To learn more about this study, please fill out the form below to request more information.
XXX-XXX-XXXX

Study ID

  • STUDY20180236