The unusual suspects: the side effects of new drug treatments

19 August 2022
Summer 2022

Adrian O’Dowd explores the more uncommon ocular side effects of newer pharmacological treatments and how to identify them.

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Professionalism Clinical practice

New medical treatments that offer superior ways to deal with illnesses and conditions are always a welcome addition to healthcare, but sometimes there is a price to pay. That price can be expected and unexpected side effects, including ocular ones, underlining the need for optometrists to remain vigilant in their efforts to spot and monitor them.

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