Long term non surgical glaucoma treatment is on the horizon. Sustained released medications have long improved patient compliance by delivering medication slowly. Research on micro practical injections of Dorzolamide may allow twice yearly glaucoma treatment. Research for Johns Hopkins in Baltimore has shown long term success in treating rabbit glaucoma. (Mol Pharm. 2016 Sep 6;13(9);2987-95. Transl Vis Sci Technology. 2018 Mar 28;7(2):13.)
“Pretty soon I hope to inject the medicine in the office, and see the patient once every 6 months, eliminating the need for expensive, annoying eyedrops,” said Benjamin Ticho MD, of Ticho Eye Associates.
Benjamin H Ticho, MD