Posterior Polymorphous Corneal Dystrophy Medication

Updated: Apr 04, 2018
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

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Hypertonic agents

Class Summary

Sodium chloride hypertonic ophthalmic solutions are used to dehydrate the cornea.

Sodium chloride hypertonic, ophthalmic (Muro 128 Ophthalmic)

Used for temporary relief of corneal edema. Available as 2% and 5% ophthalmic solution concentrations and 5% ointment.

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