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Thursday, February 04, 2010

BETAXOLOL BETTER THAN TIMOLOL AT VF PROTECTION. IOP REDUCTION NOT THE ONLY CONSIDERATION

Progress in Retinal and Eye Research
Volume 29, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 79-93


This study shows that betaxolol drops are actually better than timolol at preserving visual field, even though timolol lowers pressure better than betaxolol. This demonstrates that IOP reduction is secondary to visual field preservation in glaucoma therapy.

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