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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risk of first ischaemic stroke and use of antidopaminergic antiemetics Using French reimbursement data, researchers have shown an association …

Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is a relatively common condition, especially among those with dry eye. This article describes the many medications or conditions seen in the pharmacy that may be …

In this two-part podcast, our expert panel discuss the signs and symptoms of dry eye, its causes and potential risks, including the emergence of ‘quarantine dry eye’ and ‘mask associated …

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 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Integration of non-dispensing pharmacists into primary healthcare services This umbrella review and narrative synthesis suggest that the integration of …

Pharmacists are uniquely positioned to be able to advise patients suffering from dry eye symptoms, whether they are actively seeking help for their symptoms or not. By Megan Zabell, BOptom, …

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 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Current and new pharmacotherapeutic approaches for glaucoma Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. This …

Despite previously warning its pharmacist members about an error with atropine eye drops, PDL says it continues to receive incident reports about the problem In its latest practice alert for …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores the harms associated with marijuana use. Harm was …

Marijuana use, IBS, dry eye disease, T2 diabetes… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores …