Medications that affect aqueous humor production

  1. I don't understand this (can't find any info on the net either)

    B-blockers decrease sympathetic system impulses and block aqueous humor production.

    And yet adrenergic medications (such as epinephrine) block it too.

    So, both stimulation and blocking of sympathetic nervous system supresses aqueous humor production.

    I don't get it? What is the mechanism of aqueous humor production?
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  3. by   EricJRN
    I think that adrenergics actually increase aqueous humor drainage without affecting production. Will try to find some links to that effect.