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How does Lumigan treat glaucoma and ocular hypertension?

Glaucoma is the term for the eye disorder that includes elevated eye pressure, optic nerve damage and vision loss. Ocular hypertension is pressure in the eye that is higher than normal that can lead to glaucoma. By lowering eye pressure, Lumigan lowers the risk of damage to the eye, particularly the optic nerve.

Lumigan is not appropriate treatment for all forms of glaucoma. Specifically, Lumigan has not been studied in inflammatory glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma or neovascular glaucoma.

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