WASHINGTON – As legislation to toughen oversight of compounding pharmaceuticals goes to the Senate floor for further debate, ophthalmologists are warning Congress of the unintended consequences of proposed provisions to the bill that require a named prescription for many uses of compounded drugs.
Read the full news release about the American Academy of Ophthalmology's statement on provisions to Pharmaceutical Compounding Quality and Accountability Act.
SAN FRANCISCO – While it is commonly known that blindness and vision problems increase rapidly with age – particularly after age 65 – a lesser known fact is that vision loss is associated with a higher prevalence of chronic health conditions, falls, injuries, depression and social isolation.
Read the full news release about how vision loss can put seniors at risk for other physical and psychological dangers.
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