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Although acute glaucoma occurs in less than 10 percent of glaucoma cases, it can cause rapid loss of vision. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at this serious condition and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that feature high pressure in the eye and other problems. This eMedTV selection offers an in-depth look at this topic, including possible symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and more.
Open angle glaucoma (the most common type) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. This eMedTV Web page describes this condition in detail, with information on possible symptoms, risk factors, treatment options, and more.
Featured Medications
Alphagan is a medicated eye drop used for lowering eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
Azopt is a prescription eye drop licensed to treat high eye pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web library explains how this medication works, describes possible side effects, and covers some general dosing guidelines.
Betagan is a prescription eye drop used to treat high eye pressure or chronic open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV Web segment describes how this medication works, offers information on how to use the eye drop, and lists some side effects that may occur.
Betimol is a medicated eye drop used for lowering eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV resource offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when to take it, possible side effects, and more.
Carteolol is a prescription eye drop used to treat open angle glaucoma and high eye pressure. This eMedTV Web page talks about the drug in more detail, including information on how it works and some of the potential side effects that may occur.
As a prescription eye drop, Combigan contains two medications that work together to lower eye pressure. This eMedTV article explains how this medicine works, lists potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to use it.
Cosopt is a combination medication used to treat a certain kind of glaucoma as well as ocular hypertension. This eMedTV segment provides detailed information on this prescription eye drop, such as dosing, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
Istalol is a prescription eye drop used to reduce eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works, describes possible uses, offers general dosing guidelines, and lists some potential side effects.
Lumigan is a prescription eye drop used to reduce eye pressure in people with certain eye conditions. This eMedTV segment explains how Lumigan works, offers general dosing guidelines for the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
Mitosol is a medicine prescribed for use during glaucoma surgery. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers an overview of this medicine, including details on what it is used for, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
OptiPranolol is a prescription drug used to lower eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or glaucoma. This eMedTV page explores the effects of this drug, explains when and how to use the eye drops, and discusses potential side effects.
Qoliana eye drops are prescribed to treat ocular hypertension and open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource features an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works to lower eye pressure, side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
Rescula is a medicine prescribed to treat open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Timoptic is a prescription eye drop used to lower eye pressure in people with high eye pressure or glaucoma. This eMedTV segment describes this product in more detail, including how the medication works, possible side effects, and more.
Travatan is a prescription eyedrop used to treat high eye pressure and open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV Web page describes the drug in more detail, explains how it works to lower eye pressure, and lists side effects reported with this medication.
Trusopt is a prescription eye drop used to lower the pressure in the eyes. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Xalatan is a prescription medicine licensed to reduce eye pressure caused by certain conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the eye drops work, explores their effects, and explains when and how to use them.
Zioptan is a prescription eye drop licensed to help lower eye pressure caused by certain eye conditions. This eMedTV Web page describes approved uses for this medicine, explains how it works, and covers dosing instructions and other important details.
Featured Symptoms
Glaucoma and eye pressure, although they typically go hand in hand, are not always linked. This portion of the eMedTV library provides a thorough explanation of the relationship between glaucoma and eye pressure.
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