Use of compounded therapies ‘worth the headache,’ speaker says

NEW ORLEANS — A speaker here at Cornea Subspecialty Day said the advantages to using compounded medications still outweigh the drawbacks, even when considering contamination issues. Bennie H. Jeng, MD, said these agents have been “a mainstay for many conditions in our field,” in glaucoma and cornea care, and in anti-VEGF and intravitreal injections. Compounding allows physicians to customize dosages, provide allergen-free and preservative-free medications, and provide formulations not normally available, he said.

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