A Review of Oral Medications Commonly Used by Optometrists to Manage Ocular Infections, Allergies, Pain and Inflammation, Elevated IOP, and ARMD
Most optometrists who have practiced with therapeutic privileges are comfortable prescribing topical medications for ocular conditions such as conjunctivitis and glaucoma. However, when topical drops or ointments are not enough to treat a particular condition, oral agents may be necessary. This article reviews some of the most commonly prescribed oral medications used to manage infections, allergies, pain and inflammation, elevated IOP, and age-related macular degeneration (ARMD).
Lorne Yudcovitch, OD, MS, FAAO
Company: Pacific University
Expire Date: 12/01/2006
CE Credits: 3
CE Format: Online text/photos
COPE ID: 10700-PH
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