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Routine intracameral administration of drugs, particularly in association with ocular surgery, really began in the 1990s and has progressed rapidly in the 21st century.
A discrepancy exists between the number of safe, effective drugs in routine clinical use and the number of drugs approved by authorities such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This Focal Points module reviews available agents, modes of administration and the state of current knowledge about their safety, efficacy and use.
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Authors: Steve A. Arshinoff, MD, FRCSC; Anders Behndig, MD, PhD; William G. Myers, MD
Consultants: Lisa K. Feulner, MD, PhD; Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS
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