Pharmaceuticals

2021 ARMOR Results Find Staph Resistance Still Problematic

However, S. aureus had a significant decrease in methicillin resistance.
05/04/2021

Economic Burden Worsens for Glaucoma Patients

Studies found additional IOP-lowering drops led to higher costs with only short-term benefits and observed a spike in brand name med prices.
03/24/2021

Atropine Penetration Minimally Affected by Preservatives

Stability and safety of the drug are better predictors of successful outcomes.
02/16/2021

Mississippi Pushes for Expanded Scope of Practice

Proposal includes oral steroids, lid lesion care and laser capsulotomy privileges.
02/09/2021

Glaucoma Patients More Likely to Respond to Steroids

However, longer axial length and a heavier medication burden may decrease the effectiveness of therapy post-op.
02/09/2021

Diabetes Drug Protects Against AMD

Low to moderate doses of metformin demonstrated decreased odds ratios in patients without DR.
02/08/2021

Most Systemic Meds Don’t Trigger GA in AMD Patients

However, calcium channel blockers may cause faster retinal cell atrophy.
12/30/2020

Red Eye Remedies: New and Tried-and-True

Eye care providers already have a robust arsenal to help their patients combat this common ocular complaint. Here are the latest additions.
11/15/2020

Steroid Approved for Dry Eye

A two-week course of therapy with Eysuvis improved signs and symptoms.
10/27/2020

Eye Drop for Presbyopia Moves Through Trials

Distance-corrected near visual acuity gains show the potential of this new method of correction.
10/12/2020

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May 13, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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