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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-66

Topical beta-blockers: A noninvasive treatment for pediatric pyogenic granuloma

1 Department of Ophthalmology, M N Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Retina Consultant, MN Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Ophthalmology, Swamy Eye Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. M Nivean
M N Eye Hospital, 781 T H Road, Tondiarpet, Chennai - 600 021, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_125_20

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Ocular pyogenic granulomas (PG) are common benign tumors seen by general ophthalmologists. Topical beta-blockers can be an effective noninvasive treatment for them. It is particularly very useful in the pediatric population where both surgical excision or steroid use can be risky. We present this case to report yet another use of timolol in ophthalmology.

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