Journal article

Comparison of Latanoprostene Bunod 0.024% and Timolol Maleate 0.5% in Open-Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension: The LUNAR Study

Felipe A Medeiros, Keith R Martin, James Peace, Baldo Scassellati Sforzolini, Jason L Vittitow, Robert N Weinreb

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2016

Abstract

PURPOSE: To compare the intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering effect of latanoprostene bunod (LBN) 0.024% with timolol maleate 0.5% in subjects with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT). DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, double-masked, parallel-group, noninferiority clinical trial. METHODS: Adults with OAG or OHT from 46 clinical sites (United States and European Union) were randomized 2:1 to LBN instilled once daily (QD) in the evening and vehicle in the morning or timolol instilled twice a day (BID) for 3 months. IOP was measured at week 2, week 6, and month 3 (8 AM, 12 PM, and 4 PM each visit). RESULTS: A total of 387 subjects (LBN, n = 259; timolol, n = 128) completed the ..

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