Case of the Month

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Case of the Month - March 2019

  • A 20 year old African-American male was referred to the Glaucoma clinic due to elevated intraocular pressure of his right eye. He had a prior history of a firecracker traumatic injury to his right eye 11 years ago. He denied any eye pain nor any acute changes in vision. His Snellen visual acuity was OD: 20/400 ph 20/60, and OS: 20/20. Intraocular pressure by Goldmann applanation tonometry was 46 mmHg OD and 18 mmHg OS. Gonioscopy of the right eye revealed the following finding. Which eye drop is relatively contraindicated in the treatment of this patient’s elevated IOP?
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