Ophthalmologic Drug Guide / Edition 2

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Overview

Drug therapy as an alternative to surgical intervention is becoming increasingly common. In the past five years, new anti-glaucoma agents have become increasingly effective. This edition will include new information on off-label prescribing and cap colors where they are mandated by the FDA (pink/white for steroid drops, grey for topical NSAIDS, etc.). There are now several new pharmaceutical agents being used to treat retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (Macugen, Lucentis, Visudyne), while other drugs formerly prescribed have now been shown to be less effective. Intraocular infections are primarily treated with intravitreal medications. Additionally, the anti-allergy and dry-eye markets continue to grow, with a new formulation of Allergan's Acular 0.5% (ketorolac tromethamine) and Elestat ophthalmic solution, its new antihistamine-mast cell stabilizer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441976208
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/3/2010
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 0.33 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Douglas J. Rhee, MD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Associate Chief, Practice Development
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts USA

Katheryn A. Colby, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Cornea Service
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts USA

Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Professor
Jefferson Medical College
Director, Cornea Service
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts USA

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Table of Contents

Antibacterial Agents.- Antifungal Agents.- Antiviral Agents.- Antiparasitic Agents.- Antiglaucoma Agents.- Neuro-ophthalmology.- Retina.- Antiinflammatory Agents.- Mydriatics, Cycloplegics, and Reversal Agents.- Lubricants and Viscoelastics.- Miscellaneous (Appendices) Topical Antibacterial Spectrum.- Preparing Fortified Topical Antibiotics and Oral Acetazolamide Solution.- Antifungal Activity Spectrum.- Renal Dosing for Selected Drugs.- Glaucoma Medication Preservatives.- Product Index.- Subject Index.

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