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Visual field preserved significantly longer in patients treated with latanoprost

January 29, 2015

Open-angle glaucoma patients who lowered their intraocular pressure with latanoprost demonstrated more visual field preservation than a placebo group, researchers reported in a study recently published in The Lancet.

Garway-Heath and colleagues conducted a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the preservation of visual function in patients treated with latanoprost.

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Visual field preserved significantly longer in patients treated with latanoprost

January 29, 2015
Open-angle glaucoma patients who lowered their intraocular pressure with latanoprost demonstrated more visual field preservation than a placebo…

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