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Goal: Decrease aqueous humor secretion

Diuretic?

Acetazolamide
Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

1

Goal: Decrease aqueous humor secretion

Beta blocker?

"Cant see the TB"

Timolol, betaxolol
No inc risk for corneal ulceration

2

Goal: Decrease aqueous humor secretion

Osmotic agent?

Mannitol
To decrease IOP

3

Goal: Decrease aqueous humor secretion

Alpha 2 agonist?

Apraclonidine

4

Goal: Ciliary muscle contraction, open meshwork, increase outflow

Cholinomimetic?

Pilocarpine

5

Goal: Increase outflow thru canal of schlemm

Prostaglandin?

Latanoprost

6

Goal: Increase outflow via uveoscleral veins

Alpha agonist?

Epinephrine