Agents and preservatives both influence trabeculectomy outcome

SAN FRANCISCO — While preservatives used in topical agents contribute to exacerbating ocular surface disease that may affect the success of trabeculectomy, the agents themselves may also be contributors, according to a speaker here.Preservatives do have desirable attributes, Douglas J. Rhee, MD, said at Glaucoma Day preceding the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.

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