Zymar

This is the trade name for the antibiotic eye drop gatifloxacin. This is a powerful antibiotic used for eye infections, corneal ulcers, and after eye surgery. This drug comes in a concentration of 0.3% and is now being supplanted by the medication Zymaxid, which contains the same drug but at a higher concentration. Comparable fluoroquinolone antibiotics in the same drug class include Vigamox and Besivance.

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Dr. Timothy Root is a practicing ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Daytona Beach, Florida. His books, video lectures, and training resources can be found at:

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