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Vestn Oftalmol. 2013 Jul-Aug;129(4):83-7.

[Medication assisted activation of unveoscleral outflow of intraocular fluid in glaucoma: pathogenic aspects].

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The article provides an overview of the main groups of IOP-lowering drugs which activate uveoscleral outflow in glaucoma and this activation is a key component of mechanism of action of these drugs. The issues related to the change of tone of ciliary muscle and its participation in uveoscleral outflow, and also relationship of accommodation and aqueous flow in glaucoma pathogenesis and possible pharmacological effects of these processes are being discussed.

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