Developments in dosing aids and adherence devices for glaucoma therapy: current and future perspectives.

@article{Kahook2007DevelopmentsID,
  title={Developments in dosing aids and adherence devices for glaucoma therapy: current and future perspectives.},
  author={Malik Y. Kahook},
  journal={Expert review of medical devices},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={261-6}
}
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Currently, topical drops are the mainstay of treatment for patients who suffer from this chronic disease. Adherence to topical therapy is known to be affected by forgetfulness, frequent dosing requirements and physical limitations. Dosing and adherence aids are designed to help patients adhere to their prescribed therapeutic regimens. This review discusses commonly used dosing and adherence aids, and offers opinions on how future devices may… CONTINUE READING