Which medications in the drug class Alpha2-adrenergic agonists are used in the treatment of Low-Tension Glaucoma?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Mitchell V Gossman, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Alpha2-adrenergic agonists

Decrease IOP pressure by reducing aqueous humor production.

Brimonidine (Alphagan)

Selective alpha2-receptor that reduces aqueous humor formation and may increase uveoscleral outflow or inhibit inflow.


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