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Wednesday, April 02, 2008

IOP LOWERING DROPS MORE EFFECTIVE WITH THINNER CORNEAS

Journal of Glaucoma - Abstract: Volume 17(2) March 2008 p 89-99 Effects of Central Corneal Thickness on the Efficacy of Topical Ocular Hypotensive Medications.:

According to this study:

"When dosed with IOP lowering drugs, eyes with thinner corneas had lower IOPs than eyes with thicker corneas. This suggests a reduced efficacy of some glaucoma medications in ocular hypertensive patients with thick corneas."

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