Topical NSAID dosed b.i.d. effectively treats macular edema following cataract surgery

Fort Lauderdale, FL-The new b.i.d. dosed topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) bromfenac ophthalmic solution 0.09% (Xibrom, Ista Pharmaceuticals), was found to be as effective as either diclofenac sodium 0.1% ophthalmic solution (Voltaren, Novartis Ophthalmics) or ketorolac tromethamine 0.5% (Acular, Allergan) ophthalmic solution dosed q.i.d. in a recent study of acute pseudophakic cystoid macular edema (CME) treatment following uncomplicated cataract surgery.