An Update of Systemic Medications and their Ocular Side Effects
Mashael Al-Namaeh O.D., M.S., Ph.D., FAAO, Dipl ABO
TelaSight Inc Consultant, Louisville, USA
Adjunct Prof: Oulu Applied Health Sciences, Finland
: Int J Ophthalmic Pathol
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss and review the ocular adverse effects that caused by major oral medications in our clinics every day, such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medicines, steroids, beta blockers and herbal medicines. Eye care professionals should consider listing the medications that the patient is taking before attempting to diagnose patient symptoms.
Al-Namaeh is a clinician and a consultant in Kentucky, USA. She has been also an adjunct professor at Oulu University of Applied Sciences in Finland, Europe. Al-Namaeh is a regular member of grant review panels for a national organization. Al-Namaeh is a committee member at various professionals’ meetings. She has been selected at the Editorial Boards of national journal in the field. She has lectured by invitations to national and international meetings. She has several articles and abstracts publications.