Choice of medication should be determined case by case

January 15, 2004

Philadelphia-In about 80% of glaucoma cases, medication is the preferred initial approach for lowering IOP. However, the choice of medication must be made with the cognition of individual patient differences that can affect the tolerability and effectiveness of the drug, noted Marlene Moster, MD, clinical professor of ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson Medical Col- lege, Philadelphia.