The effects of tamsulosin and alfuzosin on iris morphology: an ultrasound biomicroscopic comparison


AKTAŞ Z., Yuksel N., Ceylan G., POLAT F., Hasanreisoglu M., Hasanreisoglu B.

CUTANEOUS AND OCULAR TOXICOLOGY, vol.34, no.1, pp.38-41, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/15569527.2014.903262
  • Journal Name: CUTANEOUS AND OCULAR TOXICOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.38-41
  • Keywords: Alfuzosin, intraoperative floppy iris syndrome, iris thickness, tamsulosin, ALPHA(1)-ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS, FLOPPY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Context: It is well known that Alpha-1 adrenergic receptor antagonists affect the receptors in the prostate and also iris dilator muscle, leading to loss of iris muscle tone.