What further outpatient care is indicated in the treatment of acute angle-closure glaucoma (AACG)?

Updated: Nov 19, 2018
  • Author: Joseph Freedman, MD; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Patients remain on oral acetazolamide, pilocarpine, and beta-blockers or alpha-agonists until definitive treatment. After laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI), 33% of patients require topical medication to maintain lower intraocular pressure (IOP).


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