Discontinuing nasal steroids might lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma.

  title={Discontinuing nasal steroids might lower intraocular pressure in glaucoma.},
  author={Christina M Bui and Heidi Chen and Yu Shyr and Karen M. Joos},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={116 5},
BACKGROUND Topical, intraocular, oral, and parenteral steroids might increase intraocular pressure (IOP), but little is known regarding the effect of nasal steroid spray. OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the effect of discontinuing nasal steroid sprays on IOP in patients with glaucoma. METHODS A retrospective chart review of patients with glaucoma using nasal steroids was performed. Averaged IOP for each pair of eyes was determined for presteroid use, steroid use, and 2 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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