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Twenty-four-hour intraocular pressure patterns in a symptomatic patient after ab interno trabeculotomy surgery

Authors Mansouri K, Medeiros F, Weinreb RN

Received 8 July 2014

Accepted for publication 14 August 2014

Published 7 November 2014 Volume 2014:8 Pages 2195—2197


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Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser

Kaweh Mansouri,1 Felipe A Medeiros,2 Robert N Weinreb2

1Glaucoma Sector, Department of Ophthalmology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland; 2Hamilton Glaucoma Center and Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

Abstract: We report the results of repeated ambulatory continuous 24-hour intraocular pressure (IOP) monitoring with a contact lens sensor (CLS) in a glaucoma patient with ocular pain after ab interno trabeculotomy (Trabectome™) surgery. Our findings show that a combined prostaglandin–pilocarpine treatment reduced nighttime IOP peaks and relieved the patient’s symptoms.

Keywords: 24-hour, Trabectome contact lens sensor, prostaglandin–pilocarpine treatment

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