Novel drug delivery systems for glaucoma

@article{Lavik2011NovelDD,
  title={Novel drug delivery systems for glaucoma},
  author={Erin Lavik and Markus H. Kuehn and Young H. Kwon},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={578-586}
}
Reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) by pharmaceutical or surgical means has long been the standard treatment for glaucoma. A number of excellent drugs are available that are effective in reducing IOP. These drugs are typically applied as eye drops. However, patient adherence can be poor, thus reducing the clinical efficacy of the drugs. Several novel delivery systems designed to address the issue of adherence and to ensure consistent reduction of IOP are currently under development. These… CONTINUE READING

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