Category Archives: Medications

Glaucoma: The silent eye disease

Posted ago by nikki.polnick

Most visits to your doctor occur when you are sick and symptoms arise.  But not all conditions/diseases have obvious signs.  Yearly wellness exams are vital to your health and also to your ocular health. The eye disease of glaucoma is …

Generic medications: The good and the bad. (Part 2)

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

In an article in the Review of Optometry February 2011 issue, “Generics: Friend of Foe” it states a number of facts about generic medications. It also raises some legitimate questions regarding the effectiveness and safety of their use. In my …

Generic Medications: The good and the bad (Part 1)

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

As noted in the February 2011 issue of Review of Optometry, patients are asking more often for generic medications instead of brand named drugs. A question one has to ask: “are generics as safe and effective as their branded counterparts?” …