ClinicalThere were no studies which reported the number of patients with visual field progression.
There is no statistically significant difference between miotics and beta-blockers in reducing IOP from baseline at 17 to 24 months follow up. (LOW QUALITY)
There were no studies which reported the number of patients with an acceptable IOP.
There were no studies which reported adverse events.
EconomicMiotics are less costly than beta-blockers and more effective at reducing IOP. However they could cause more adverse events although this is not significant. However due to the small sample size and the cross over between interventions, the findings of this study were deemed unreliable.

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