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August 1968

Transient Myopia Associated With Acute Glaucoma and Retinal EdemaFollowing Vaginal Administration of Sulfanilamide

Author Affiliations

Palo Alto, Calif
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University Medical School, Palo Alto, Calif.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;80(2):186-188. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.00980050188006

An acute transient myopia occurred following the vaginal absorption of a cream containing sulfanilamide and was complicated by retinal edema, shallowing of the anterior chambers, and acute angle-closure glaucoma. Complete recovery within two weeks followed after the medication was stopped.