Effects on IOP restoration and blood-aqueous barrier after long-term treatment with latanoprost in open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

@article{Lindn1997EffectsOI,
  title={Effects on IOP restoration and blood-aqueous barrier after long-term treatment with latanoprost in open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.},
  author={Christina Lind{\'e}n and E Nuija and A Afzelius Alm},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1997},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={370-2}
}
AIMS To evaluate whether long-term treatment with the prostaglandin analogue latanoprost has a deleterious effect on the blood-aqueous barrier (BAB) and to determine the duration of the effect on intraocular pressure (IOP) after withdrawal of treatment. METHODS Patients with ocular hypertension or glaucoma were topically treated with latanoprost 50 micrograms/ml once daily for 6-12 months. In 26 patients IOP was followed for 14 days after withdrawal of treatment. Aqueous flare was measured… CONTINUE READING