Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Eye Care
Eye Careen-usSat, 23 Jun 2018 11:48:32 UTCSat, 23 Jun 2018 11:48:32 UTCFDA Approves First Light-Adaptive Contact Lens
The approval follows a review of scientific evidence, including a clinical study of 24 patients that evaluated daytime and nighttime driving performance while wearing the lenses.3:34 PM, Tue April 10, 2018What 'Eye' Did Not Know About Eyedrop Caps
Did you know that eyedrops are color-coded for patient safety and adherence?10:32 AM, Fri March 9, 2018FDA OKs Netarsudil Ophthalmic Solution
Netarsudil ophthalmic solution 0.02%, is a novel once-daily eye drop believed to reduce IOP by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor through the trabecular meshwork, the main fluid drain of the eye.12:10 AM, Tue December 19, 2017Diabetic Retinopathy: Updated Guidelines Reflect Improved Assessment and Treatment
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released their first position statement in 15 years regarding diabetic retinopathy. 12:37 PM, Wed February 22, 2017Study: Many Trips to ER for Eye Issues That Are Not Actual Emergencies
Those who had been seeing an eye specialist – optometrist or ophthalmologist – on a regular basis before their eye-related ER visit were much less likely to seek emergency care. 12:02 PM, Tue February 21, 2017New Micro-Invasive Device Approved for Glaucoma
The FDA has just approved a new micro-invasive surgical device to treat glaucoma.7:00 AM, Mon August 15, 2016Metformin May Reduce Glaucoma Risk in Diabetics
Metformin use is associated with a reduced risk of glaucoma development among diabetics.
10:40 PM, Wed March 30, 2016EMR Discrepancies May Affect Glaucoma Medication Adherence
Glaucoma patients typically have ever-changing drug therapy regimens involving multiple eye drop products.
12:01 AM, Thu March 17, 2016New Glaucoma Treatment on Track for FDA Approval
The FDA is reviewing a novel treatment for patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
9:25 PM, Sun September 27, 2015Glaucoma: Getting a Clear View
Early detection and treatment are key to protecting eyesight.4:27 AM, Tue May 19, 2015The Critical Role of Pharmacists in Management and Adherence of Glaucoma Therapy
This continuing education activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon, Inc.4:21 AM, Thu February 12, 2015Generic Glaucoma Medications Enhance Adherence
Switching patients with glaucoma to generic medications can improve their adherence to ophthalmic drug therapies, according to researchers from the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center and College of Pharmacy.1:32 AM, Wed February 11, 2015Latanoprost Reduces Vision Loss Risk in Glaucoma
Latanoprost eye drops may significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with glaucoma.10:01 PM, Mon December 22, 2014Glaucoma Candidate Takes Steps Toward FDA Approval
Latanoprostene bunod (Vesneo) demonstrated noninferiority to timolol maleate (Timoptic 5%) in pivotal Phase 3 studies.10:11 PM, Thu September 25, 2014Null Findings on Selenium Supplements for Cataract Prevention
Selenium and vitamin E supplementation will not prevent cataracts in men, a new study suggests.1:00 AM, Fri September 19, 2014Some Glaucoma Patients Forget Medications
12:00 AM, Wed June 11, 2014Ophthalmologists Often Underestimate Glaucoma Risk
Comprehensive ophthalmologists underestimated the likelihood that optic discs had signs of glaucoma almost one-fourth of the time compared with judgments by glaucoma specialists, according to the results of a new study.9:00 PM, Wed May 21, 2014Medications May Be Less Effective Outside Clinical Trials for Glaucoma Patients
Although clinical trials have indicated that intraocular pressure-lowering medications are effective in patients with open-angle glaucoma, new research suggests that the medications may not be as effective in real-world settings.12:00 AM, Thu May 15, 2014Glaucoma: Early Screening and Treatment Are Key
A lack of warning signs can delay detection and treatment of glaucoma.
12:00 AM, Tue May 13, 2014Insomnia: Helping Patients Catch Some Zs
Insomnia is one of the most prevalent patient complaints, ranking third after headaches and the common cold.
9:13 PM, Tue March 11, 2014