Intraocular pressure response to the replacement of pilocarpine or carbachol with echothiophate

@article{Reichert2004IntraocularPR,
  title={Intraocular pressure response to the replacement of pilocarpine or carbachol with echothiophate},
  author={Richard W. Reichert and Milton Bruce Shields},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={229},
  pages={252-253}
}
In 20 patients with open-angle glaucoma in aphakia or pseudophakia whose intraocular pressure had remained uncontrolled on their current medical therapy, the medication was changed from pilocarpine or carbachol to echothiophate iodide. In all, 12 patients (60%) showed a statistically significant improvement in pressure control, 7 (35%) showed no change, and 1 had higher pressure. One-third of the patients with improved intraocular-pressure control eventually required laser or incisional surgery… Expand
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