Pharmaceuticals

TNS Safe Treatment for Ocular Pain

Study suggests three- to six-month use of a trigeminal neurostimulator decreased eye pain, light and wind sensitivity, and burning sensations.
06/01/2021

Stay Alert for Systemic Med Surprises

Many ocular adverse effects may be hiding inside your patient’s pill bottle. Here’s a new way to think about them.
05/15/2021

Managing Miotics and Mydriatics

Take a closer look at old, new and future uses of these drugs.
05/15/2021

Using Antibiotics in Anterior Segment Care

Bacterial ocular and periocular infections are common in adults and children, but choosing an effective treatment strategy relies on more than an accurate clinical diagnosis.
05/15/2021

Dose Escalation

A number of new and exciting pharmaceuticals to help manage ocular disease are on the horizon. Get to know them here.
05/15/2021

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

Upcoming Events

October 21, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
10:00–11:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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November 4, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
Dinner/Presentation 7:00–8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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