Pharmaceuticals

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

Managing Uveitis With Steroids and Biologic Agents

The latest developments for this condition are based on underlying immunologic mechanisms. Here’s what that means for your practice.
05/15/2018

Identified: Meds That Worsen Dry Eye

Glaucoma drugs are likely culprits, plus antidepressants, GI therapies and more.
05/04/2018

Aerie Rolls Out Rhopressa

New glaucoma agent is in drugstores now, the company says.
04/30/2018

Off-Label Avastin Saved US at Least $17 Billion

The doctor who created this phenomenon looks back on his handiwork.
04/27/2018

Sustained Glaucoma Treatment Acceptable, Patients Say

…but only if it eliminates surgery or works better than drops.
04/24/2018

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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