Clinical Trials in Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology maintains a strong commitment to medical research, which contributes to advances in ophthalmology and related areas of medicine through involvement in clinical investigations. Such research seeks to conquer eye disease, prevent blindness, and restore vision.

Why Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial?

Participation in clinical trials helps researchers uncover better ways to prevent, diagnose, treat, and understand diseases of the eye. In addition, clinical trials provide access to treatments which are otherwise unavailable.The information gained from clinical trials helps other people facing similar conditions.

Current Ophthalmology Clinical Trials

Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery

Glaucoma

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Retina

Office of Research Services

Research conducted by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty, at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, is subject to Mount Sinai’s ethical and legal requirements for the conduct and oversight of human research. The Office of Research Services (ORS) serves as a central resource for the Mount Sinai Health System research community, and oversight of human subjects research is provided by the Program for the Protection of Human Subjects (PPHS).