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eye disease


Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of preventable blindness of working-age adults in the world.1 In Australia it is one of the top five causes of irreversible blindness among …

The risk of medicine-related adverse ocular events is increasing as our population ages. By knowing the warning signs of the more serious adverse events, pharmacists can improve outcomes for their …

Early detection and adherence to treatment are vital to slow glaucoma progression. Pharmacists have a vital role to play in counselling patients to have regular eye checks and, for those …

Pharmacists are well placed to help reduce the risk of glaucoma progression by recognising the signs and symptoms, counselling on appropriate medication use, and aiding in medication adherence, writes Dr …