Effect of dorzolamide and timolol on ocular blood flow in patients with primary open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

@article{FuchsjaegerMayrl2005EffectOD,
  title={Effect of dorzolamide and timolol on ocular blood flow in patients with primary open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.},
  author={Gabriele Fuchsjaeger-Mayrl and Beate Wally and Georg Rainer and Wolf Buehl and Tina Aggermann and Julia Kolodjaschna and Guenther Weigert and Elzbieta A. Polska and H. Eichler and Clemens Vass and Leopold Schmetterer},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={89 10},
  pages={1293-7}
}
BACKGROUND There is evidence that perfusion abnormalities of the optic nerve head are involved in the pathogenesis of glaucoma. There is therefore considerable interest in the effects of topical antiglaucoma drugs on ocular blood flow. A study was undertaken to compare the ocular haemodynamic effects of dorzolamide and timolol in patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT). METHODS One hundred and forty patients with POAG or OHT were included in a controlled… CONTINUE READING