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2. Beta-blockers (eye drops)

According to the GRF, beta-blockers are the second most used glaucoma eye-drop drug. They work by decreasing the production of fluid in the eye, and in most cases, need to be used twice daily. Some possible side effects of these drugs lung problems (wheezing in people with asthma), diabetes, and depression. For these reasons, make sure your doctor is aware of your medical history before prescribing these particular medications.

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