Thursday, December 13, 2018

FDA Approval

A new FDA approval: Yutiq.

What is it? It's a fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant. Who is it for? It's approved for patients with chronic noninfectious posterior uveitis. Tell me more about the implant. It uses...

Sun Pharma is cranking out the FDA approvals.

Let's talk about Xelpros, the latest FDA approved drop out of Sun Pharma. What is it? Latanoprost 0.005%. The FDA approval is for the treatment of ocular...

New FDA approval: Inveltys.

Inveltys is approved for the treatment of postoperative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery. What is it? It's a steroid drop, loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic suspension 1% to be...

New FDA approval: OXERVATE.

Oxervate was approved on August 22nd for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis. Refresh me on neurotrophic keratitis. Patients with neurotrophic keratitis have decreased corneal sensitivity, epithelial breakdown,...

And then there were three.

We've got a new dry eye med to prescribe. The FDA just approved Cequa ("see-qwa"), a prescription eye drop indicated to increase tear production in patients...

Roclatan may be on your sample shelf soon.

What is Roclatan? It's a drop used once daily to lower IOP and it's a combo of two drugs, latanoprost and Rhopressa. You've heard a lot...

Third time’s a charm.

Ocular Therapeutix resubmits Dextenza to the FDA (for the third time). What is Dextenza? It's a dexamethasone insert, placed through the punctum into the canaliculus and is designed to...

iStent got upgraded.

The FDA just approved the iStent inject. What is the iStent inject? It's a Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) device and is the second generation of the iStent which...

What your patient might ask you…

Did you hear about the new artificial iris? The FDA recently approved the first prosthetic iris. Who is it for? It's for adults and children with congenital aniridia or...

Apparently the glaucoma drop market is hot.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals just submitted a new drug application for Roclatan. What is Roclatan? It's a drop used once daily to lower IOP and it's a combo of...

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