This module is designed to support pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other healthcare professionals to understand the various important aspects of the use of antibiotics in the eye.
Before completing this CPD activity consider your current knowledge in relation to antibiotics used in the eyes.
- Understand the range of uses of topical ocular antibiotics.
- Learn about the different classifications of topical eye antibiotics.
- Find out about the mode of action of various topical ocular antibiotics.
- Learn how topical eye antibiotics can contribute to antibiotic resistance and how to prevent this problem.
Andrew D Price FBDO(HONS)CL, COA(USA) is managing director of the ADP Consultancy and developer of the eye drop database A clinician seeing patients in contact lens and ocular surface clinics, he conducts clinical trials, is an educator and author. He is a member of the ABDO National Clinical Committee, and a consultant to Thea Pharmaceuticals.
The content has been reproduced with permission from both Andrew and also the publication Dispensing Optics.