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Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

The dangers of costume contact lenses

Halloween is just around the corner and while my kids are excited about their skeleton and princess costumes, others may be thinking of enhancing their costumes with decorative contact lenses. … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eyedrops can be toxic to children

The FDA recently made a safety announcement to remind us to keep over the counter “red eye” medications like Visine and OptiClear out of the hands of our kids. Did … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

EYLEA approved to treat macular edema in central retinal vein occlusion

Yesterday, the drug EYLEA (aflibercept), an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antibody, was approved by the FDA to treat macular edema associated with central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). A central retinal … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Lucentis approved for the treatment of diabetic macular edema

The FDA recently approved Lucentis (ranibizumab) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) (swelling in the retina due to diabetes). I am intimately familiar with Lucentis as I commonly use it … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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