Kinetics of Topically Applied Ophthalmic Drugs

  • D. M. Maurice
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 11)


The more important aspects of the behavior of drugs in the tear film and after penetration into the eye are described. The kinetics of lipophilic molecules is differentiated from that of hydrophilic. The importance of the lens as a reservoir is suggested.


Anterior Chamber Prednisolone Acetate Pulse Delivery Ophthalmic Drug Adenine Arabinoside 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Maurice
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  1. 1.Division of OphthalmologyStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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