Latanoprost as a new horizon in the medical management of glaucoma.

Latanoprost is a new prostaglandin F2 alpha analogue specifically developed for the treatment of glaucoma. Latanoprost is a selective FP receptor agonist, with a primary mode of action of increased uveoscleral outflow of aqueous humor. A dose of 50 micrograms/mL (0.005%) once daily has been found optimal in clinical trials. Latanoprost reduces the nocturnal… CONTINUE READING