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Understanding Glaucoma Medications (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS
Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP FACR

REFERENCE:

"Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma, Limited Revision (Preferred Practice Pattern)." American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2005.

Previous contributing author and editors: Author: Mary L. Windle, PharmD. Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona and Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/21/2012

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