Case Based Management with Systemic Medications in Treating Adults and Special Populations

Bruce Onofrey, OD, RPh, FAAO

This lecture includes cases that illustrate the use of systemic medications in the management of complex ocular disease. In particular it highlights when topical therapy is inadequate to achieve the desired clinical result. Topics include the use and selection of anti-bacterials, anti-virals, anti-histamines and oral drugs used to treat ocular surface disease and blepharitis. Dosage adjustments for pediatric patients and patients with hepatic or renal disease are included.