Normal-Tension Glaucoma (cont.)
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Medical treatment is aimed atlowering 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). Hopefully, by keeping the IOP low, normal-tension glaucoma can be stabilized, meaning no further optic damage or vision loss occurs.
Robert C Urban, Jr, MD
Richard W Allinson, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Robert H Graham, MD
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