ocular hypotensive agent


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ocular hypotensive agent

A drug that reduces intraocular pressure, e.g., in glaucoma.
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Although less effective ocular hypotensive agents, relatively cardio-selective preparations are safer.
(1,2,3,4) Aphakic glaucoma is a rare secondary glaucoma associated with poor control of intraocular pressure (IOP) using ocular hypotensive agents; glaucoma surgery in such patients is less successful than in those with primary glaucomas.
Shibeshi, "Level of adherence to ocular hypotensive agents and its determinant factors among glaucoma patients in Menelik II Referral Hospital, Ethiopia," BMC Opthalmology, vol.