What is the role of medications in the treatment of secondary congenital glaucoma?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Inci Irak Dersu, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Medications that decrease the aqueous production or increase the outflow are used as initial treatment in adult-onset secondary congenital glaucoma.

Beta-blockers, parasympathomimetics, alpha-adrenergic agonists, prostaglandin analogs, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors can be used.


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