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    COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

    It has been established that different types of viral and bacterial infections, such as measles, mumps, rubella, and meningitis, can lead to hearing loss.(1) However, “older coronaviruses that triggered epidemics,...

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    Scheduling Cataract Surgery

    Generally, ophthalmic surgeons in the U.S. perform 3.6 million cataract surgeries annually. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, cataract surgeries decreased by 97% according to a study released by...

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    Asthma – On the Rise in the U.S.

    The Centers for Disease Control reports that in the U.S. about one in 12 people have asthma. The numbers are increasing.

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    How to Deal With Zoom Dysmorphia

    Zoom dysmorphia is defined as a negative perception of one’s self-image when on a video meeting.

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    Dealing with Anxiety in Cataract Patients

    Cataract removal is the most common surgical procedure performed in the U.S. Each year, some 3.6 million Americans undergo cataract surgery.(1) The success rate for the surgery is close to...

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    Jumper’s knee: Causes and Treatment Options

    Patellar tendinitis or “Jumper’s knee” is a common source of pain most often seen in younger athletes who participate in sports with frequent jumping – think volleyball and basketball.

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    Women At Higher Risk for Vision Loss, Blindness

    The National Eye Institute reports that two out of three people living with blindness or vision loss are women.

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    COVID-19 and Timely Management of Skin Cancers

    The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching in all areas of healthcare. “For many specialties outside the scope of direct COVID-19 treatment, precautions, protocols, and fears led to...

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    Sun Protection – Remember Your Eyes

    While being in natural light is healthy for a number of reasons, sunlight can also be damaging to the eyes.

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    Swimmer’s Ear: Symptoms and Prevention

    Swimmer’s ear, or otitis externa, is an infection of the outer ear canal. While it affects people of all ages, rates are highest in young people between the ages of...

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    Sports Eye Injuries – Get Help Right Away

    Emergency departments in the U.S. treat almost 30,000 sports-related eye injuries each year, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Some injuries may seem minor early on but are serious.

  • Capstone Health Alliance and Mvasi™

    Edge Pharma, an FDA registered 503B Outsourcing Facility, has entered into an agreement with Capstone Health Alliance to provide Capstone’s 300 member hospitals with Edge’s unit-dose repackaged Mvasi™ (Bevicizumab-awwb) syringes.

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    Dealing with Eye Allergies

    Dealing with Eye Allergies

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    When Spring – and Pollen – Are In The Air

    Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) affects some 35 million people in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

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    Eye Safety in the Pharmaceutical World

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports that each day 2,000 people in the U.S. sustain an eye injury at work that requires treatment.

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    Methacholine Challenge Test and COVID

    A Methacholine Challenge Test is typically performed when asthma is suspected but traditional testing methods have not been conclusive.

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    Back to Sports and …. Ingrown Toenails

    The resuming of afterschool sports and activities is welcome news for millions of young people across the U.S.

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    Age-related Macular Degeneration and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness for Americans over the age of 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control.(1) There are two...

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    When Your Pet Makes You Sneeze!

    Allergies to dogs and cats are very common, affecting as many as three in 10 people in the U.S.

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    Tattoo Removal

    One-quarter of people with tattoos regret getting them, according to a Harris Poll.(1) The poll also sought the reasons people regret getting tattooed. Common reasons include:

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    Alum and Nonsterile to Sterile Compounding

    When Dr. Joe Kummer, Vice President of Engineering and Marketing at Edge Pharma, attended the American Society of Health System Pharmacists conference two years ago, he had a question.

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    Valentine’s Day and Allergies

    If you’re planning a Valentine’s Day celebration and your significant other has allergies, do some planning ahead, to make sure everyone stays safe, cautions the American College of Allergy, Asthma...

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    Anesthesia for Cosmetic Procedures

    The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that of the over 15 million cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S.

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    Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects the macula, which is a portion of the retina. The condition is common, and is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness for people...

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    Nonsterile Compounded Medications For Hospitals

    Nonsterile compounded medications encompass many different products that providers turn to in treating a wide range of medical issues.

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    Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetic retinopathy is caused by high blood sugar levels that damage the blood vessels in the retina. The blood vessels may leak, or they may close.

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    Medications and Stability

    The welcome news of potential COVID-19 vaccines has included information about storage requirements, bringing to the forefront the critical nature of temperature and its effect on the potency of medicine.

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    Vancomycin Discovery

    Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin in 1928 is considered one of the greatest milestones in the history of modern medicine.

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    Povidone Iodine and Allergies

    Povidone Iodine (PI) is the surgical scrub solution preferred by most ophthalmologists, according to the American Society of Ophthalmic Nurses.(1) PI has been widely used since 1991, when a surgical...

  • Closed System Transfer Devices Important Component of USP 800 Compliance

    USP 800 standards are critical for healthcare facilities throughout the country. The standards were developed by US Pharmacopeia to help ensure the safe handling of hazardous drugs to minimize the...

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    The story of EDTA chelation

    The story of EDTA chelation – a common procedure in ophthalmic practices – begins in Switzerland in 1892, with a brilliant young man presenting a revolutionary theory for his doctoral...

  • Shugarcaine

    The medicine with a curious name – Shugarcaine -- was the first anesthesia developed for use inside the eye.

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    The Salt City

    Edge Pharma’s sales, marketing, and customer service teams are headquartered in Syracuse, in the rolling hills of Central New York State, between the Finger Lakes and the Adirondack Mountains.

  • Effect of norepinephrine dosage on mortality in patients with septic shock

    Click the link to read an interesting article published in February 2018 in the Journal of Intensive Care entitled, "Effect of Norepinephrine Dosage on Mortality in Patients with Septic Shock."...

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    Allergy Vial Labels

    Accurate and clearly printed allergy vial labels are important for patient safety, compliance with USP guidelines, and liability exposure of the practice.

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    Edge Expects Continued Strong Growth

    Serving thousands of hospitals, surgery centers, and clinics nationwide, Edge Pharma continues to rapidly grow. With product lines spanning 14 medical specialties, almost 100 standard products, a comprehensive suite of...

  • Safety and efficacy of intravesical alum for intractable hemorrhagic cystitis

    Click the link to read a Mayo Clinic study entitled, “Safety and Efficacy of Intravesical Alum for Intractable Hemorrhagic Cystitis: A Contemporary Evaluation.” This study identified patients given intravesical alum...

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    Colchester, Vermont

    Edge Pharma’s headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in historic Colchester, Vermont, in the picturesque Northwest corner of the state.

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    William Chatoff, CEO Edge Pharma

    Perseverance, along with a liberal dose of curiosity, seem to be driving influences in the career of Edge Pharma CEO William Chatoff, a licensed pharmacist and nuclear pharmacist.

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    503B Outsourcing

    In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that there is an increased focus on all aspects of our healthcare system – including patient care, providers, healthcare facilities, medicines,...

  • Coronavirus Response from Edge Pharma

    In the past few weeks, the news of the spread and extent of the novel coronavirus has been alarming and sobering.

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    Endophthalmitis Overview

    Almost 30 million Americans are affected by cataracts, and with the aging of the population, that number is projected to rise dramatically within the next few decades.

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    Sterile Alum Solution is now in stock

    Sterile Concentrated Alum Solution is now in stock and ready to ship from Edge Pharma. For any hospital pharmacy currently struggling with nonsterile to sterile compounding of this important medication,...

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    Sterile Glycerin 99% Injection and Sterile Phenol 6% Injection Now Available

    Edge Pharma is excited to announce the availability of two new products: Sterile Glycerin 99% Injection and Sterile Phenol 6% Injection.

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    Edge Pharma is excited to support a great organization called See International

    Edge Pharma is excited to support a great organization called See International, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring sight and preventing blindness in underserved locations around the world.

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    Edge Pharma is excited to announce the acquisition of Edge Pharmaceuticals

    Edge Pharma, LLC, a leader in providing allergy immunotherapy solutions, is excited to announce the acquisition of Florida-based Edge Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

  • Edge Pharma is preparing an ANDA submission for FDA approval of methacholine chloride

    Edge Pharma, one of the leaders in 503B pharmaceutical outsourcing, is excited to announce that it is preparing the required ANDA submissions to the FDA for approval of a generic...

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    New Allergy Treatment Program Aims to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Healthcare Costs

    Edge is excited to announce an investment in Xtract Solutions, an allergy software solution provider based in Beaverton, Oregon.

  • Edge Pharmacy Services Sponsoring Ophthalmic Anesthesiology Conference

    Edge Pharmacy Services is excited to once again be the main conference sponsor for the upcoming Ophthalmic Anesthesiology Society meeting in Chicago on September 28-30.

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    New Revised USP 797 Allergy Compounding

    On July 27 USP released a new proposed revision to the 797 sterile compounding guidelines. In particular, there are substantial changes being implemented to allergy immunotherapy treatment set compounding.

  • Edge Brings New Unit-Dose Pharmaceutical Products to Canada

    Edge Pharmacy Services, LLC, is excited to announce that it has acquired Apolab ULC of Mississauga, Ontario.

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    Edge Pharmacy Services Expansion Update #5

    Our new state of the art cleanroom is undergoing finishing touches and will be ready very soon! This cleanroom includes full six degree-of-freedom robotic automation, which will allow us to...

  • One Needle, One Syringe, One Time Campaign

    A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigating the prevalence of reusing syringes, needles, and vials for multiple patients was recently published and brings...