Preservatives in glaucoma medications


Preservatives are an important component of topical multidose glaucoma medications. However, many glaucoma patients have symptoms of ocular surface disease (OSD), which can affect quality of life, treatment adherence and surgical outcomes. In this article, Prof. Baudouin offers straightforward steps to assess OSD and identify the patients most at risk.

What should the ophthalmologist do?

2. Is OSD easily spotted?

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