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Topical Steroid Successful in Macular Hole Closure

Nine eyes with secondary full-thickness macular holes were treated with difluprednate.
February 12, 2020

Drug-delivery Devices Help Uveitic Glaucoma Patients

The new approach lowered IOP and reduced the need for topical medications.
February 5, 2020

Patients Still Struggle With Eye Drops

Only half of study participants had previous education on proper technique.
January 15, 2020

Antibiotic Combo Relieves MGD

Patients who took both topical and systemic azithromycin had improved TBUT, staining and OSDI scores.
December 24, 2019

Generic vs. Branded: Data Still Unclear

Meta-analysis found no significant difference in efficacy of prostaglandin analogs.
November 19, 2019

Prescribe Fewer Opioids for Corneal Surgery

Physicians should critically evaluate their patients’ pain control needs, study says.
November 18, 2019

Steroids Lay Groundwork For Fungal Infection

Investigators link the topical drug’s use to disease severity.
October 30, 2019

Early Meds Ward Off Surgery in Kids with Uveitis

Methotrexate taken within six months of diagnosis reduced risk.
October 23, 2019

Anti-VEGF Drugs Detected in Breast Milk

Ranibizumab and aflibercept were discovered a few days after injection.
October 11, 2019

Opioids on the Rise After Ocular Surgery

Race, income and geography play a role in the amount of prescriptions filled.
October 9, 2019