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Question:
Do Azopt® glaucoma eye drops cause posterior vitreous detachment or accelerate it so it happens soon after starting the drops?

Answer:
There are no data implicating the drops as a cause of posterior vitreous detachment (PVD). Still, PVDs become quite common with aging, so there certainly are people using the drops who have had PVDs or develop them while being treated for glaucoma.

Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD  Dr. Charles P. Wilkinson

Categories: Glaucoma

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Answered: Dec 03, 2013

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