Clinical Research Trials

Spokane Eye Clinic added a Clinical Research department in January, 2011.  Currently we are involved in 11 clinical studies.  Here is a listing of clinical trials currently open for recruitment.  If you have any questions or wish to discuss participation, please call our research coordinator Eileen at 623-9768.

More information may be found by clicking your mouse on the links below.

Inherited Eye Disease


This study is sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI)

Diabetic Eye Disease:

We are members of - Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet)  and are currently looking for patients with swelling due to diabetic changes in their eye for two studies:

Treatment for Central-Involved Diabetic Macular Edema in eyes with very good visual acuity

And a study sponsored by Allegro

A Phase 2 Randomized, Controlled, Double-Masked, Multicenter Clinical Trial Designed to Evaluate the Safety and Exploratory Efficacy of Luminate (ALG-1001) as Compared to Avastion and Focal Laser Photocoagulation in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema


We are members of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG)

and are recruiting for the following studies:

ATS18 - Study of Binocular Computer Activities for Treatment of Amblyopia (lazy eye)

Wet Macular Degeneration:

We are enrolling patients with new diagnosis of wet AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration)

Efficacy and Safety of RTH258 Versus Afibercept

Dry Macular Degeneration

We are enrolling patients with Dry AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) present in both eyes.

A Study Investigating the Efficacy and Safety of Lampalizumab Intravitreal Injections in Patients with Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related macular Degeneration (CHROMA)