Prostaglandin analogue may be beneficial in glaucomatous eyes with myopic disc

In glaucoma patients with a myopic disc, topical tafluprost reduced IOP and increased mean blur rate in the optic nerve head, according to a study.The study included 48 eyes of 24 subjects with a myopic disc; 28 eyes were diagnosed with normal tension glaucoma and 20 eyes did not have glaucoma. In each subject, tafluprost was administered in the eye with the higher IOP or worse visual field loss, and the other eye served as the control.

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