Candida infection

Infections with EK procedures risingDescemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) appears to have a higher risk of postoperative fungal infections (predominantly Candida) when compared to penetrating keratoplasty (PK).
Tea tree oil proposed for blepharitisThough there is scant research to guide treatment, tea tree oil shampoo might successfully improve some cases of blepharitis, according to two physicians at the Eye Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom.
FDA warns about dosing errors with antifungalAfter a death and a hospitalized patient, FDA is cautioning that differences in dosing regimens between the 2 oral formulations of Merck’s antifungal drug Noxafil (posaconazole) have resulted in dosing errors.
FDA drug approvals: January 2014FDA approvals, complete response, fast-track designations, priority review, first-time generic approval