How do you balance cost of postoperative steroids and NSAIDs and still keep pace with innovative medications?

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For cataract surgery, we use Pred-Gati-Brom (prednisolone acetate, gatifloxacin, bromfenac) from Imprimis. If the patient is upgrading in any way, including limbal relaxing incisions, the drop is included in their out-of-pocket cost, unless they have allergies that prevent them from using it or they have a preference for uncompounded drugs. If that is the case, we prescribe to their pharmacy. The drops are ordered in bulk under 503B and cost $70 per patient for a 7 mL bottle.
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