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Abstract: Treating glaucoma in dry eye patients

Brief abstract highlighting need for carefully considering the ocular surface when treating glaucoma patients. Author #2 is one of the top ocular surface experts worldwide.

[Treatment of glaucoma in patients with dry eye syndrome]
J Fr Ophtalmol. 2010 Apr;33(4):285-90. Epub 2010 Mar 20.
[Article in French]
Labbé A, Baudouin C.
Service d'ophtalmologie 3, Centre Hospitalier National d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France.

The treatments of glaucoma or ocular hypertension are associated with numerous ocular surface changes. Similarly, these ocular surface modifications directly impact the effectiveness of these therapies. The management of patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension also suffering from dry eye syndrome needs to reduce eye drop-induced toxicity as well as a specific treatment for the ocular surface