How is intraocular pressure lowered in the treatment of central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO)?

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: Robert H Graham, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew G Lee, MD  more...
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Answer

Acetazolamide 500 mg IV or 500 mg PO can be administered to immediately lower intraocular pressure.

Topical medications are also used to lower intraocular pressure.


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