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Low Tension Glaucoma Summary

Description: A form of GLAUCOMA in which chronic optic nerve damage and loss of vision normally attributable to buildup of intraocular pressure occurs despite prevailing conditions of normal intraocular pressure.

Also Known As: Normal Tension Glaucoma; Glaucoma, Low Tension; Glaucoma, Normal Tension; Glaucomas, Low Tension; Glaucomas, Normal Tension Show All >>

Networked: 466 relevant articles (30 outcomes, 75 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Low Tension Glaucoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. latanoprost (Xalatan) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 45 results : FDA 3
  2. Timolol (Blocadren) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 24 results : FDA 56 Generic
  3. travoprost (Travatan) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 14 results : FDA 2
  4. Calcium Channel Blockers (Blockers, Calcium Channel) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : IBA
  5. bimatoprost (Lumigan) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 12 results : FDA 3
  6. tafluprost : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results : IBA
  7. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 7 Generic
  8. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome 8 studies in 73 results : IBA
  9. Fluorescein (Funduscein) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 3 Generic
  10. brimonidine (Alphagan) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 12 Generic
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Diseases Related to Low Tension Glaucoma

  1. Ocular Hypertension (Glaucoma, Suspect)
  2. Open-Angle Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Open Angle)
  3. Retinal Vein Occlusion
  4. Hyperemia
  5. Glaucoma
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Key Therapies for Low Tension Glaucoma

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  1. Trabeculectomy (Trabeculoplasty) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 34 results
  2. Lasers (Laser) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 39 results
  3. Filtering Surgery : 1 outcome in 5 results
  4. Oral Administration : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Phacoemulsification : 4 results
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