Nasolacrimal occlusion improves the therapeutic index of antiglaucoma medications.

@article{Sharir1994NasolacrimalOI,
  title={Nasolacrimal occlusion improves the therapeutic index of antiglaucoma medications.},
  author={Mordechai Sharir and Thom J Zimmerman},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians : the official publication of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians},
  year={1994},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={62-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess whether nasolacrimal occlusion improves the therapeutic index of various antiglaucoma medications. Use of nasolacrimal occlusion resulted in better efficacy and safer usage. Nasolacrimal occlusion used with 2% pilocarpine, 1.5% carbachol, 0.25% timolol maleate, or 1% epinephrine every 12 hours gave the maximal… CONTINUE READING