Pharmaceuticals

When Your Patient’s Expecting

Pregnancy changes things—especially IOP. But when an expectant mom has glaucoma, how to do you proceed before and after baby?
10/15/2016

Top 100 Drugs: Which Are Your Patients Taking?

The eye doesn't exist in a vacuum. Knowing the most commonly used medications by indication can help you provide the best possible care.
09/15/2016

Say Hii to Xiidra

The first new DED drug in more than 13 years is finally here. How does it work and what are the potential implications for optometry?
08/15/2016

Controlling Diabetes with Oral Agents

Systemic meds are essential allies when fighting this condition and its ocular effects. To provide full-scope care, ODs should understand precisely how they work.
08/15/2016

Patently Absurd

Early drug ads were rife with wild claims that promised too much. Modern ones, hemmed in by regulations, say too little.
07/21/2016

ROCKin’ a New Treatment Option

Rho-kinase inhibition may soon help glaucoma and some cornea patients. Here’s what it does.
02/15/2016

Sorting Through Med Changes

Medication changes precipitated by insurers complicate the assessment of patients with glaucoma.
02/15/2016

Antibiotics: Wonder Drugs For Treating Anterior Segment Infections

Selecting the appropriate medication is essential for optimal success when treating meibomian gland dysfunction, blepharitis and other anterior segment conditions.
02/15/2016

The Mind's Eye: Ocular Complications of Psychotropic Medications

Most optometrists will see patients who take psychoactive drugs. Know the potential ocular side effects and how to manage these patients.
01/15/2016

Managing the Medicine Cabinet

The most common prescription medications pose risks to your patients’ ocular health. Spot them on the chart so you can be prepared to rein in their possible side effects.
01/15/2016

Upcoming Events

February 17-21, 2017

Topic: Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: Snowmass Village, Aspen, CO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 24-26, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care
Location: Marriott Charleston, Charleston, SC
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO 
Up to 17 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 20-23, 2017

Topic: New Technologies and Treatments in Eye Care & OCCRS Joint Meeting
Location: San Diego Marriot Del Mar, San Diego, CA
Up to 28 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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