Periorbital muscle atrophy associated with topical bimatoprost therapy

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Wang PX; Koh VT; Cheng JF;
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: Clinical Ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.),volume 8,pages311-314 (issn: 1177-5467, eissn: 1177-5483)
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  • Subject: prostaglandin analog | RE1-994 | Clinical Ophthalmology | levator | muscle weakness | ptosis | Case Report | side effects | Ophthalmology | muscle atrophy
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | sense organs

Priscilla Xinhui Wang, Victor Teck Chang Koh, Jin Fong ChengDepartment of Ophthalmology, National University Health System, SingaporeAbstract: Topical Bimatoprost is a common and popular prostaglandin analog used as an ocular hypotensive agent in the treatment of glauco... View more
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