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Trabeculectomy vs. nonpenetrating trabeculectomy: a retrospective study of two procedures in phakic patients with glaucoma.
In a retrospective study we compared the efficacy and safety of trabeculectomy and nonpenetrating trabeculectomy (NPT). In the latter procedure under a thin scleral flap, juxtacanalicular trabecularExpand
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Using pharmacy claims data to study adherence to glaucoma medications: methodology and findings of the Glaucoma Adherence and Persistency Study (GAPS).
PURPOSE To develop methods for investigating adherence to glaucoma medications by using a modified claims data-based measure of adherence, validation by chart review, and patient and physicianExpand
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The pharmacology of methazolamide in relation to the treatment of glaucoma.
Methazolamide, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor of strength equal to acetazolamide but with very different physicochemical properties and body distribution, was studied in animals and in man.Expand
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Facilitating patient compliance in glaucoma therapy.
Noncompliance is a major problem in glaucoma therapy. The causes, forms, and sociological variables associated with noncompliance are reviewed. A comprehensive strategy to facilitate the safe andExpand
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The effect of suture depth on outflow facility in penetrating keratoplasty.
Outflow facility was measured in human eye bank eyes following penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) and cataract extraction. After measuring baseline outflow facility, a PKP and lens extraction wasExpand
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The impact of ocular adverse effects in patients treated with topical prostaglandin analogs: changes in prescription patterns and patient persistence.
PURPOSE To document patient/physician perceptions of adverse effects and their relationship to medication changes among patients prescribed prostaglandin analogs. METHODS Medical/pharmacy claimsExpand
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Anterior uveitis associated with latanoprost.
PURPOSE To report the association of anterior uveitis with the use of latanoprost. METHODS We studied four patients with complicated open-angle glaucoma who had anterior uveitis associated with theExpand
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Antiglaucoma therapy during pregnancy--Part II.
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The effect of a glaucoma medication reminder cap on patient compliance and intraocular pressure.
A multi-site, open-labeled clinical trial was conducted to evaluate the ease of use and acceptance of a newly developed medication cap with a memory aid (C Cap Compliance Cap, Allergan, Inc.) and itsExpand
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Side effects of timolol.
Timolol maleate, a nonselective beta blocker, has been associated with adverse reactions when administered topically or systemically. The current literature pertaining to timolol-related side effectsExpand
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