Latanoprost (Xalatan, Pharmacia Upjohn Co, Kalamazoo, Mich) is the first new class of antiglaucoma medication introduced in 20 years. Initial reports about its ocular hypotensive effects seem to be promising, but it has an intriguing side effect of increasing iris pigmentation. On a theoretical basis, hyperpigmentation of periocular structures also
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