Chondroitin sulfate/dextran/glycerol vehicle available with Cyclosporine 0.1% for all-around dry eye support
Medical Food that Nourishes the Macula
John Hovanesian, MD
Acular LS (ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution) 0.4% is a member of the pyrrolopyrrole group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for ophthalmic use. It is indicated for the reduction of ocular pain and burning/stinging following corneal refractive...
A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Calculate the practice level impact of prescribing 503B compounded pharmacy formulations like Klarity C-Drops versus branded dry eye medications.
Elestat (epinastine HCl ophthalmic solution) 0.05% an antihistamine and an inhibitor of histamine release from the mast cell indicated for the prevention of itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.
Vigamox (moxifloxacin HCl ophthalmic solution) 0.5% is an 8-methoxy fluoroquinolone anti-infective indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of the following organisms: Corynebacterium species* Micrococcus luteus* Staphylococcus aureus...
The MKO Melt is a nonopioid, sublingual, compounded formulation for conscious sedation during ocular and other surgical procedures.
Tobrex (tobramycin ophthalmic solution) 0.3% is a topical antibiotic indicated in the treatment of external infections of the eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Tobramycin is a water-soluble aminoglycoside antibiotic active against a wide variety of gram-negative...
Combined Corticosteroid, Antibiotic, and NSAID Compounded Formulations for Postoperative Management
Zymaxid (gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution) 0.5% is a topical fluoroquinolone anti-infective indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of the following organisms: Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis,...
- Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, MS; and Bridgette Connorton, OD
TrueTear Intranasal Tear NeurostimulatorAllergan
What’s the cost of your current postoperative medication regimen?
Physician and staff time diverted to reiterating postoperative medication protocols and responding to pharmacy callbacks can add up to hours over the course of a year. Expenses can add up on the patient’s side when they fill prescriptions for multiple medications at the pharmacy.