When should you operate on vitreous floaters? For most people, floaters are a minor annoyance, but for others, vitreous floaters can rise to the level of a major nuisance—which is where you might evaluate a patient considering vitrectomy surgery for floaters.
Despite these orders, don’t expect to see lower drug prices next week. However, the new executive order could be a step in the direction of making needed medications more affordable for patients.
Many of the treatments ophthalmologists provide are non-elective, meaning we must continue to provide care to our patients during pandemics like COVID-19. That’s where battlefield medicine comes in.
New ophthalmic medications undergo rigorous testing before they go to market—but for lifesaving treatments, should we consider trading safety for speed?