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December 1966

Effects of Topical Dexamethasone on Intraocular Pressure and the Water Drinking Test

Author Affiliations

From the Ophthalmology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Bethesda, Md. Dr. Spaeth is now at the Wills Eye Hospital and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1966;76(6):772-783. doi:10.1001/archopht.1966.03850010774003

The present study confirms the results of previous investigations indicating that there are various degrees of responsiveness to the ocular hypertensive effect of topical dexamethasone. However, it suggests that the equation of responsiveness with clinical glaucoma may not be justified.