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Different types of anti glaucoma medications

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Different types of anti glaucoma medications

 

“Don’t let glaucoma darken your life. Get checkups and ensure healthy eyes. “

Glaucoma is an eye condition that causes damage to the optic nerve. It is usually caused by high pressure in the eye and is a leading cause of blindness among people over the age of 60 years. Most people have glaucoma with realizing it as there are no symptoms or pain in the beginning.

The rapid progress is medical sciences, technology, artificial intelligence, and digital services that have enabled the creation and manufacture of a number of anti-glaucoma medications such as anti-glaucoma agents. These treatments and medications include various topical eye drops, laser procedures, and surgery. These are all intended to decrease eye pressure and protect the optic nerve.

Different types of anti-glaucoma medications available include the following:

  1. Prostaglandin analog eye drops – The aid the flow of liquid from the eye.
  2. Alpha agonists eye drops – They lower the production of the fluid and aid in the drainage process.
  3. Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors eye drops- They minimize eye pressure by lowering the production of intraocular fluid.
  4. Rho-kinase inhibitors eye drops – They improve the drainage of intraocular fluid

It is critical that patients and caregivers ensure that all medication prescribed taken for its entire course and daily to ensure effective treatment. Without due diligence and care, any treatments for any condition will not work let alone for Glaucoma.

As with all medications, there are side effects which you should be aware of and therefore consult your eye doctor on the line of treatment being prescribed. Take steps in time and save your vision or of a loved one. Glaucoma can be treated if caught in time. Let’s act now whether going in for surgery or medication with anti-glaucoma agents.

We end this post with a moving quote -“Our world is beautiful and a wonder worth seeing every day so don’t let glaucoma get in the way.”

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Dr. Gaurav (Ortho)

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