Pharmaceuticals

A New Way to Detect Patients Who Don’t Take Their Meds

Exploratory assay that measures drug concentration provides comprehensive medication monitoring.
11/15/2018

New Anti-VEGF Delivery Method Reduces Treatment Burden

Study: 80% of AMD patients required no additional therapy for six months.
10/26/2018

Are Meds a Culprit for Uveitis?

Review points to link, especially with newer drugs.
10/04/2018

Neurotrophic Keratitis Finally Gets a Therapy

The first drug to treat this condition demonstrated healing in 70% of patients.
08/24/2018

New Topical Steroid Hits the Market

Inveltys offers BID dosing and a higher concentration.
08/24/2018

White: Not Just for Brides

The FDA recently approved a new over-the-counter alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist designed to clear your patients’ red eyes.
06/15/2018

Migraine Sufferers May Get Relief from Glaucoma Drops

Quick-acting timolol takes effect in 15 minutes.
05/31/2018

Anticholinergic Drugs Increase AMD Risk

New data suggests a dose-dependent association for a wide swath of medications.
05/30/2018

Large Study Confirms Topical Glaucoma Meds, CME Association

Mainstay drugs trigger inflammatory mediators that lead to edema.
05/17/2018

Visual Gains Lost After AMD Trial

Positive study results fail to translate into the real-world outcomes as AMD patients become less careful about their follow-up care.
05/16/2018

Upcoming Events

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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