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Available by prescription only, mitomycin ophthalmic is used on the eye during glaucoma surgery. A healthcare provider will apply this medicine on the hole created during surgery to help prevent new cell growth. There is only one standard dosage of this medicine, and it is applied just once. Side effects are possible and may include cataracts, inflammation, and infections.
- Bleb leak (a bleb is a small, fluid-filled bubble that forms over the eye following glaucoma surgery)
- Low pressure within the eye