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Glaucoma, Topical Agents

Note: Generally, once acute congestive primary glaucoma is noted in one eye it is treated as anemergency using mannitol/glycerin systemically, a systemic carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, a miotic andthen surgery is considered for lasting control of intraocular pressure. The following topical drugs are used"in general" as a preventative measure to prevent the occurrence of primary glaucoma in the unaffectedeye. Topical ocular antihypertensive medications are sometimes employed for pressure control withsecondary glaucomas also.

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