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Most commonly prescribed glaucoma drug reduces risk of vision loss by more than 50% over 2 years 12/19/2014

Most commonly prescribed glaucoma drug reduces risk of vision loss by more than 50% over 2 years

"Medication to lower raised eye pressure has been used for decades as the main treatment for OAG to delay progressive vision loss. But, until now, the extent to which the most frequently prescribed class of pressure-lowering drugs (prostaglandin analogues) have a protective effect on vision was not known," explains David Garway-Heath, lead author and International Glaucoma Association Professor of Ophthalmology at the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at MoorfMore »

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