Wednesday, April 30, 2014

American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Eight Members of Congress for Their Dedication to Healthy Vision

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is honoring eight members of Congress for their outstanding legislative efforts to advance the quality of eye care available in the United States.


Access to Compounded Drugs Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-Okla.), Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Sen. Rand Paul, M.D. (R-Ky.) and Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.), for supporting patients' continued convenient access to compounded drugs. Safe, sterile compounded medications have long been essential tools available to ophthalmologists for urgent treatment of eye diseases and conditions, benefitting millions of patients.

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