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Eye Antibiotics Can Cause Drug-Resistant Bacteria: Study

Posted 12 Sep 2011 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Sept. 12 – Repeated use of antibiotics among patients who receive eye injections for such ophthalmic conditions as age-related macular degeneration can lead to the emergence of drug-resistant germs, according to a new study. More than eight million people in the United States are affected by age-related macular degeneration, and its treatment involves monthly injections that are ...

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