Anti-Glaucoma Agents

  • Douglas J. Rhee
  • Kathryn A. Colby
  • Lucia Sobrin
  • Christopher J. Rapuano
Chapter

Abstract

Mechanism of Action:Activation of alpha-2 receptors in ciliary body inhibits aqueous secretion. Brimonidine also reported to increase uveoscleral outflow

Keywords

Filtration Argon Prostaglandin Mannitol Glaucoma 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas J. Rhee
    • 1
  • Kathryn A. Colby
    • 1
  • Lucia Sobrin
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Rapuano
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryBostonUSA
  2. 2.Jefferson Medical College, Wills Eye HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA

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