Primary Congenital Glaucoma (cont.)
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Primary Congenital Glaucoma Treatment
Primary congenital glaucoma is almost always treated surgically. Medications are administered only as a temporary measure.
Medicines are only used as a temporary measure to lower IOP prior to surgery. They may also be used to clear up any cloudiness in the cornea.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/14/2014
Robert C Urban, Jr, MD
Richard W Allinson, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Robert H Graham, MD
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