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Allergan Voluntary Recall of OZURDEX

12/28/2018 Allergan issued an "Urgent Drug Recall" of 22 lots of OZURDEX

On December 28, 2018, Allergan issued an "Urgent Drug Recall" of 22 lots of OZURDEX. The recall was prompted by the finding of a silicone particulate of 300 microns diameter in dispensed OZURDEX implants. Allergan determined that the particulate originated from the needle sleeve. Allergen identified the following safety risks: "Mild transient visual disturbances or intraocular inflammatory reaction in sensitive patients" and "...a remote possibility of corneal reaction if the particulate migrates to the anterior chamber." Allergan categorized...

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OMIC declares another large dividend to be paid in 2018

We are pleased to announce a 20% dividend for policyholders renewing in 2018. Since 2007, OMIC has declared dividends totaling more than $80 Million. To put this into perspective, on average, each of our physician policyholders has received cumulative credits equal to twice their annual premium. We are thrilled that our insureds have received two of the past ten years of coverage at essentially no...

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