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Optometrists Play Important Role in Cancer Treatment

February 23, 2024 New developments in cancer therapy include treatment with antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), which are a targeted cancer therapy. Platinum-based chemotherapy is the primary treatment for patients with epithelial ovarian, fallopian, or primary peritoneal

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How Exactly Does the FDA Approval Process Work?

January 3, 2024 Christmas came early for me this year. On December 6, 2023, Dr. Jack Schaeffer called me at work. I tell my friends and family to not call me at work because that

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We Finally Have Therapeutic Options for Treating Geographic Dry AMD!

June 26, 2023 It’s hard to believe that our first therapeutic treatments for macular degeneration, Macugen/Avastin/Lucentis, were approved and hit the market between 2004 and 2006. While a great treatment for a condition for which

Is the Pipeline Finally Open to FDA Approvals in 2023?

Is the Pipeline Finally Open to FDA Approvals in 2023?

April 11, 2023 After a relatively quiet pandemic-era paucity in new ophthalmic FDA approvals, 2023 may be the year that the pipeline first trickles then flows into the clinic. Our industry registered a near strike

Waterless Topical Ophthalmic Medications Are Here!

Waterless Topical Ophthalmic Medications Are Here!

April 11, 2023 Don’t all eye drops contain water? Until recently, that wasn’t even a question when considering the makeup of clinical topical preparations. Novaliq, a German company, has been quietly changing the very constructs

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