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How good are Xalatan (latanoprost) eye drops for treating glaucoma?

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Dr. Constance Okeke
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Common drop

Xalatan (latanoprost) is a very good and commonly used topical medication for glaucoma.
It was the first medication and its class and now comes in generic form. It is used once daily typically at night and can be effective in lowering eye pressure. If being used one will need to continue follow-up care with an eye provider to make sure adequately lowering the eye pressure to the desired target.

In brief: Common drop

Xalatan (latanoprost) is a very good and commonly used topical medication for glaucoma.
It was the first medication and its class and now comes in generic form. It is used once daily typically at night and can be effective in lowering eye pressure. If being used one will need to continue follow-up care with an eye provider to make sure adequately lowering the eye pressure to the desired target.
Dr. Constance Okeke
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Dr. Richard Hector
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Very effective

Xalatan (latanoprost) is an excellent glaucoma medication but 'the proof is in the pudding' so you have to go by what happens to your eye pressure with any medication and its side effects.

In brief: Very effective

Xalatan (latanoprost) is an excellent glaucoma medication but 'the proof is in the pudding' so you have to go by what happens to your eye pressure with any medication and its side effects.
Dr. Richard Hector
Dr. Richard Hector
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