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Researchers Test Dissolving Drug Implant for Treating Glaucoma
GlaucomaMany who suffer with glaucoma use eye drops as part of their treatment plan. The medication can prevent irreversible blindness if done in the early stages. Typically, the drops need to be administered 3 times per day though. It can be arduous to keep up with a timetable of this intensity. To make it even more challenging, much of the medication is drained into the patient's blood instead of inside the eye. Researchers at the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine believe that dissolving implants could be the answer. Read about this new glaucoma treatment researchers are currently testing.

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