What is the role of medications in the treatment of Posner-Schlossman syndrome (PSS) (glaucomatocyclitic crisis)?

Updated: May 18, 2020
  • Author: Leonard K Seibold, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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A combined regimen of a topical NSAID and antiglaucoma medications is favored. NSAIDs reduce the inflammatory component by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins and antiglaucoma medications reduce the influx of new aqueous; both these effects rapidly control the IOP.


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