Pharmaceuticals

The Wild and Woolly World of Anti-VEGF in 2023

A once-simple treatment protocol has gotten more sophisticated—and complicated—by novel drug compounds, varied dosing regimens and sustained-release delivery methods. Here’s the current state of affairs.
09/15/2023

Innovations, Part Two

These products are making an impact in the eyecare world.
05/15/2023

Statin Use, Certain Ethnicities Linked to Late-Onset AMD

On the flip side, female sex, obesity and fluoxetine use were found to be associated with earlier development.
03/17/2023

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

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

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

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

Topical NSAID Can Play a Role in Mild DME

This small study found it may reduce CST in patients with good glycemic control.
11/10/2022

Why Pricey Prescriptions are Here to Stay

The Inflation Reduction Act doesn't address the main cause: PBMs.
10/15/2022

Mild Thyroid Eye Disease May Respond to Doxycycline

More work still needs to be done, though, as the drug’s improvement rate was fairly low.
10/04/2022

Upcoming Events

September 27, 2023

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Canaletto, Las Vegas, NV
Presenters: Derek Cunningham, OD, and Jessica Steen, OD
Presentation: 7:00 PM PT

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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October 3, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Damon Dierker, OD, and Jennifer Loh, MD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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October 5, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Mile Brujic, OD, and Sheri Rowen, MD
Webinar: 7:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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