Pharmaceuticals

Could Plaquenil Treat COVID-19 Illness?

The common rheumatoid drug is being evaluated for use in pneumonia related to the pandemic.
03/18/2020

Steroid Wars: New Drugs Challenge Old Habits

Here’s how novel delivery systems and updated formulations may one day overcome the current challenges inherent in topical steroid prescribing.
03/15/2020

The Do's & Don'ts of Oral Medication

Understanding when and how to prescribe oral medications will help optometrists provide optimal patient care.
03/15/2020

Prostaglandin Analogs Reduce IOP Fluctuation

This class of drugs best weakens the correlation between office-hour and peak-nocturnal pressures.
03/06/2020

Psychosocial Factors Predict Poor Glaucoma Med Adherence

Lower income, less education and higher glaucoma-related distress were all associated with worse compliance.
03/03/2020

Younger Patients More Prone to Steroid-induced IOP Rise

Those under age 31 in particular require greater monitoring.
02/28/2020

Free Calculator Aids in Plaquenil Dosing

Researchers offer a tool to help navigate this sight-threatening drug’s use.
02/28/2020

Concerns Surface for New Anti-VEGF

Reports of vasculitis among Beovu patients have the American Society of Retina Specialists alerting members to be vigilant.
02/27/2020

NSAIDs After Cataract Surgery Usually Unnecessary

Research shows that patients fare just as well or better with steroids alone.
02/25/2020

Topical NSAIDs Reduce Post-injection Pain

They have the greatest effect when administered before intravitreal injection.
02/24/2020

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October 30-November 1, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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November 5-7, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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November 7-8, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
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