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Normal-Tension Glaucoma (cont.)

Medical Treatment

Medical treatment is aimed at lowering the pressure inside the eye. IOP-lowering medications, which come in the form of medicated eyedrops, are used to reduce the pressure by at least 30% (see How to Instill Your Eyedrops). By keeping the IOP low, normal-tension glaucoma can be stabilized, meaning no further optic damage or vision loss occurs.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/25/2014
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