uveoscleral pathway


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a tubule that drains excess aqueous humor

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In the ageing eye, there is increased resistance to aqueous outflow via both the trabecular pathway and uveoscleral pathway.
in some individuals, aqueous outflow may be evenly distributed between the trabecular meshwork and the uveoscleral pathway
Current products for glaucoma, such as beta blockers and prostaglandins, lower IOP by reducing the flow of fluid into the eye or increasing its drainage through a secondary pathway in the eye - the uveoscleral pathway.
If approved, Roclatan would be the first glaucoma product to lower IOP by increasing fluid outflow through the trabecular meshwork, the eye's primary drain, increasing fluid outflow through the uveoscleral pathway, the eye's secondary drain, reducing fluid production in the eye and reducing episcleral venous pressure (EVP).
Current products for glaucoma, such as beta blockers and prostaglandins, lower IOP by reducing inflow of fluid in the eye or increasing its drainage through a secondary pathway in the eye - the uveoscleral pathway.