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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Prostaglandin analogue-induced orbital fat atrophy

Jeff Welder, MD

52-year-old female with angle recession glaucoma of the left eye treated with a prostaglandin analogue for many years with resultant orbital fat atrophy on that side. Note the superior sulcus.

Prostaglandin analog-induced fat atrophy

The patient returned one year after discontinuing the prostaglandin analogue and her orbital fat atrophy had markedly improved.

one year later

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last updated: 05/04/2014, originally posted: 04/18/2013
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