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Everything You Need to Know About Oral Glaucoma Medications

Posted by Amanda Dexter on October 7, 2019 at 9:09 AM
 
 

Systemic medications for intraocular pressure (IOP) control are typically reserved for cases in which a significant temporary drop in IOP is required that cannot be achieved by any other means.
 
Oral preparations are most commonly used in cases of acute angle-closure glaucoma or surrounding intraocular surgery, in which substantial pressure spikes may arise.
 
Because these medications are not as often prescribed as our work-horse topical medications, we’ve put together a quick review of everything you need to know about oral glaucoma drugs in case you are in a situation where these are needed.
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Topics: Glaucoma Medications, Oral Glaucoma Medications

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