Chondroitin sulfate/dextran/glycerol vehicle available with Cyclosporine 0.1% for all-around dry eye support
The MKO Melt is a nonopioid, sublingual, compounded formulation for conscious sedation during ocular and other surgical procedures.
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Walter Whitley, OD
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...
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...
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,...
A Cost-Benefit Analysis
Calculate the practice level impact of prescribing 503B compounded pharmacy formulations like Klarity C-Drops versus branded dry eye medications.
Maxidex (dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension) 0.1% is an adrenocortical steroid indicated for steroid responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the globe such as allergic conjunctivitis, acne rosacea, superficial...
Combined Corticosteroid, Antibiotic, and NSAID Compounded Formulations for Postoperative Management
Flarex (fluorometholone acetate ophthalmic suspension) 0.1% is a corticosteroid indicated for use in the treatment of steroid responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the eye.
- 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.