Systemic Effects of Ocular Medications II. Age-related Macular Degeneration

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Review systemic effects of ocular medications for age related macular degeneration.

Elderly patients being treated or evaluated for common ophthalmic disorders.

Identify common systemic side effects and contraindications for common ophthalmic medications.

To identify systemic complications and contraindications of ophthalmic medications commonly used in the geriatric population.

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This GFF ___ my competence in geriatrics.

Kathryn Barbieri, Jonathan Skarie PhD, MD, Cristin Subramanian MD, Bhavna Sheth MD, Edmund Duthie MD

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin