Glaucoma pp 47-64 | Cite as

What’s New in Medical Management of Glaucoma

  • Parul Ichhpujani
Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)


Glaucoma mangement entails use of effective treatment modalities to not only lower but also to maintain intraocular pressure. This chapter reviews the current literature regarding existing pharmacotherapies for glaucoma and those in pipeline.


Sustained-release intraocular drug delivery Ocular inserts Drug eluting contact lenses and punctal plugs ROCK inhibitors Short interfering RNAs Adenosine receptor agonists 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parul Ichhpujani
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  1. 1.Glaucoma Service, Department of OphthalmologyGovernment Medical College and HospitalChandigarhIndia

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