Annual Pharmaceutical Report

Resist the Itch: Managing Allergic Conjunctivitis

Flowers may be blooming, but this season leaves many ODs seeing red.
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

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

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

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

Don't Be Stumped by These Lumps and Bumps

Most eyelid lesions are benign, but some can lead to severe clinical outcomes if not caught early.
04/15/2017

Going Antiviral: How to Bring Herpes to a Halt

Here’s a review of the most commonly prescribed topical and oral antiviral medications used to manage herpetic eye disease.
01/15/2015

Off Label, But On Target

Using drugs off label is not only permissible, it’s often standard of care. Get to know the following non-FDA-approved indications (if you don’t know them already).
01/15/2015

When A Drop Isn't Enough

Oral antibiotics and analgesics often are clinically necessary when treating certain ocular conditions. Here’s a rundown of our favorite systemic agents.
01/15/2015

Learn to Spot Drug-Seeking Behavior

While somewhat uncommon in an optometric setting, you should be prepared to identify and address patients who are on the hunt for prescription painkillers.
02/15/2014

Upcoming Events

September 9, 2024

The 3 I's of Geographic Atrophy: Imaging, Identification, and Intervention
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO, and Lucas Lindsell, OD, MD
Webinar: 8:30pm ET


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September 20, 2024

GA and SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan injection) What every OD should know
Location: Canaletto (Inside The Venetian)
Presenters: Julie Rodman, OD, MS, FAAO, and Deepak Sambhara, MD
Presentation: 7:00pm PT

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October 1, 2024

The 3 I's of Geographic Atrophy: Imaging, Identification, and Intervention
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO, and Matthew Cunningham, MD
Webinar: 8:30pm ET


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