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Episode 42: What Drops Are Your Patients Really Using?

by Dave Kading, OD, Mile Brujic, OD

Certain ocular conditions require branded medication to achieve optimal outcomes. Despite a prescription for a branded drug, pharmacies will sometimes dispense a less-effective generic. To monitor drug switches, it is important for physicians to schedule follow-up appointments to confirm the success of therapy, and ask patients to bring their drops with them to ensure they have received the correct medication.