Pharmaceuticals

Safe and Savvy Prescribing of Oral Pharmaceuticals

Two experts share their best “dos and don'ts” to help you confidently handle the most common scenarios across several different categories of medications.
03/15/2024

Have You Kept Up with the Recent 'New Drug' Deluge?

Optometrists have access to many new meds right now, with a flood of more on the way. Here’s a comprehensive review of what’s out now and what’s in the pipeline.
03/15/2024

Restrictive Drug Formularies: How to Beat the Odds

When insurers stack the deck against you and your patients, you can still play a winning hand.
03/15/2023

Ocular Side Effects of New Cancer Agents

Understanding how molecularly targeted chemotherapeutic agents can impact patients is key for primary eyecare providers.
03/15/2023

Know the Ins and Outs of Oral Steroids

A review of the broad clinical applications, contraindications and potential side effects of these inflammation-fighting powerhouses.
03/15/2023

Presbyopia Drugs: A Drop in the Bucket?

With one med available and others coming soon, patients have more options than ever for near vision correction. Do they offer enough to make a difference in a well-established market?
03/15/2023

Dry Eye Drugs: What’s New and What’s Next

Let’s dive into the substantial amount of meds that have come to market the last few years, along with a preview of others on the horizon.
03/15/2023

Prescribe Oral Meds Like a Pro

In the final article of our scope expansion series, we cover how to confidently treat and manage patients with the most potent pharmaceuticals available.
08/15/2022

Five Common Drug Rx Questions—Answered!

Gain confidence in your ability to prescribe with these tips for managing a variety of patients, from those on oral steroids to those with penicillin allergy.
03/15/2022

Update your Glaucoma Prescribing Protocols

Treatment options continue to evolve, with new meds and methods to consider.
03/15/2022

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July 24, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
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Presenters: Jade Coats, OD, and Neel Vaidya, MD, MPH
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August 14, 2024

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