Alison C Hudgins

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PURPOSE To compare the 24-hour diurnal ocular hypotensive efficacy of two dosing regimens of latanoprost, once daily (8 AM or 10 PM), vs timolol maleate, twice daily. METHODS We measured six diurnal intraocular pressure curves (6 AM, 10 AM, 2 PM, 6 PM, 10 PM, and 2 AM) in one randomly selected eye of 34 Greek patients newly diagnosed with primary(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the association of latanoprost with anterior chamber uveitis in glaucoma patients. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 527 charts in latanoprost treated patients with: no prior uveitis (Group 1); prior uveitis but were inactive at the time of the study (Group 2); and active uveitis (Group 3). RESULTS In Group 1 five (1.0%) of 505(More)
Purpose To determine the efficacy and safety of adding dorzolamide 2% twice daily to timolol maleate solution 0.5% twice daily when treating exfoliation glaucoma or primary open-angle glaucoma.Methods This was a single-centre, crossover intra-individually controlled comparison. Sixty-two consecutive patients (31 with exfoliation glaucoma and 31 with primary(More)
PURPOSE To determine the effect on serum lipid levels of carteolol hydrochloride 1.0% or timolol maleate 0.5% given twice a day to women age 60 years and older with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. METHOD We included 112 patients in this double-masked, randomized, multicenter trial. Fasting clinical laboratory studies were evaluated at(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the use of latanoprost 0.005% given once daily to simplify a patient's glaucoma medical regimen. METHODS We reviewed 527 charts of which we included 61 patients (61 eyes) with either ocular hypertension or primary open-angle glaucoma who were prescribed latanoprost for the purpose of simplifying their glaucoma medical regimen. The(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the drop characteristics of newer glaucoma medicines compared to timolol solution and timolol gel forming solution (Timoptic-XE, Merck). We evaluated latanoprost 0.005% (2.5 ml bottle), brimonidine 0.2%, apraclonidine 0.5%, dorzolamide 2%, timolol solution 0.5% (5 and 10 ml bottles), and timolol gel forming solution(More)
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