"Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve, a cable at the back of each eye that connects it to the brain. It affects more than 2.7 million people in the United States and more than 60 million worldwide. There are many forms of t"...
The components of NAVSTEL® (balanced salt ophthalmic solution) Solution are normally found in aqueous humor with the exception of hypromellose. Hypromellose is a high molecular weight polymer and is not expected to be absorbed into ocular tissues.
Results from clinical studies in patients undergoing cataract surgery demonstrated that NAVSTEL® (balanced salt ophthalmic solution) Solution was an effective irrigating solution for anterior segment surgical procedures and significantly reduced turbulent flow during phacoemulsification. Results from an additional clinical study demonstrated that NAVSTEL® (balanced salt ophthalmic solution) was an effective irrigating solution for posterior segment surgical procedures.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/3/2008
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