Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of the principles guiding the use of glaucoma medications and should be able to:
- List the classes of glaucoma medications, their mechanisms and their side effects
- Describe the approach to medical management of the patient with:
- Open Angle Glaucoma
- Angle Closure Glaucoma
- Pregnancy and Nursing
- Describe the role that compliance problems plays in the treatment of glaucoma
Reading Assignment: Please read the chapter 7 Medical Management of Glaucoma in the BCSC book series.