Cumulative dose of hydroxychloroquine dictates potential for retinopathy, speaker says

July 2011
Primary Care Optometry News;Jul2011, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p4
The article discusses highlights of Pacific University College of Optometry clinic director and optometry professor Blair Lonsberry's presentation about revised recommendations for retinopathy screening in patients using hydroxychloroquine, at the 2011 Optometry's Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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