Pharmaceuticals

Myopia Treatments: How to Choose and When to Use?

Effective management in children and young adults may require different interventions. Learn which works best for your case.
01/15/2019

Know Your Systemic Meds: The Top 10 to Track

Here’s what you need to know about the ocular effects of the heavy-hitters.
04/15/2018

One Size Won’t Fit All: Treating Ocular Infection

Knowing which antibiotic to choose and how to use it are critical when treating and beating ocular infection.
04/15/2018

Sizing Up Anti-inflammatories in Dry Eye Disease

A practical guide for optometrists applying these medications.
04/15/2018

How Antibiotics Work—and Why They Sometimes Don’t

Before reaching for the Rx pad, know the drug, the patient and the disease.
04/15/2017

Anti-inflammatories: Sort Out Your Many Steroids and NSAIDs

With so many medications out there, treatment can get complicated. Here is a rundown of your options and when to use them.
04/15/2017

Glaucoma Therapy: Finding the Right Combination

Understanding the basic pharmacology for each glaucoma medication can help you sort out which ones work well together for combination treatment.
04/15/2017

Dry Eye: Master the Science Beneath the Surface

Learn how inflammatory mediators govern the disease course—and provide an avenue to treatment.
04/15/2017

Resist the Itch: Managing Allergic Conjunctivitis

Flowers may be blooming, but this season leaves many ODs seeing red.
04/15/2017

Pregnancy Precautions: How to Prescribe Safely For New and Expectant Mothers

While patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding make challenging cases for many optometrists, new guidelines may make things easier.
01/15/2016

Upcoming Events

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)
Register here

 

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

April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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