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Ken Hi are you famailar with drops for wet macular degeneration. A company called SciFluor has recently received a patton for drops.  What are the steps to get FDA approval and this mediction to the Doctors office.  What ever information that you can share is appreciated. Thank you Ken

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No I'm sorry I'm not familiar with that drug however there are many drugs that are in the pipeline and are going to be available by different pharmaceutical companies I am not familiar with the results until they're available to the doctors and are used on an every day basis and then we can see the results if they have any merit or promise so I am not from the air I'm sorry I can't help you

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DR. KENNETH BERGER

Expertise

Any and all questions with regard to ocular ailments, eye diseases as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, etc , eye and visual sympomatology, eyeglasses, contact lenses, low or subnormal vision, pediatric vision conditions,and special and unique ailments will be discussed.

Experience

36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

Organizations
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians American Optometric Association

Education/Credentials
B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

Awards and Honors
Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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