363 EyetubeOD - Brands vs Generics

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Brands vs Generics

by Derek Cunningham, OD, Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

Dr. Walt Whitley and Dr. Derek Cunningham discuss the use of branded versus generic medications in optometry. It is crucial that eye care providers understand that clinical efficacy studies are performed on branded medications; "follow-on" drugs are not required to undergo the same process. In many cases, generic substitutions are not in the patient's best interest.

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