Suppression of adrenergic adaptation in the eye with a prostaglandin synthesis inhibitor.

The treatment of glaucoma patients with a topical medication is sometimes associated with adaptation (the development of subsensitivity) to the effect of the medication. In the rabbit eye, adaptation develops when norepinephrine is administered topically on a daily basis. A marked decrease in the intraocular pressure is observed the first day, but… CONTINUE READING