What is it about?

It is about a new alpha-adrenergic and D1-dopaminergic drug. It has a double action as mydriatic and not-cycloplegic activity.

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Why is it important?

It is important because it can be useful to assess a hydrodynamic disorder in relatives of glaucomatous patients. It is important also in hypotony after vitreo-retinal surgery a/or long-lasting uveitis.


It is important to discover new dopaminergic drugs that may be useful in Ophthalmology.

Dr Italo Giuffre'
Catholic University of Rome

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This page is a summary of: The Effects of 2% Ibopamine Eye Drops on the Intraocular Pressure and Pupil Motility of Patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma, European Journal of Ophthalmology, November 2004, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/112067210401400610.
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