II. Preparations: Color coding of ophthalmic drops (per AAO)

  1. Pink
    1. Topical ocular antiinflammatory
    2. Topical ocular Corticosteroids
  2. Red
    1. Mydriatrics and Cycloplegics
  3. Orange
    1. Intraocular Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor
  4. Tan
    1. Ophthalmic Antibiotic
  5. Yellow
    1. Intraocular Beta Blocker
  6. Dark Green
    1. Miotics
  7. Turquoise
    1. Intraocular Prostaglandin
  8. Dark Blue
    1. Intraocular Beta Blocker combinations (e.g. Cosopt - Dorzolamide with Timolol Maleate)
  9. Purple
    1. Intraocular Alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist
  10. Gray
    1. Ocular Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug (Ocular NSAID)
  11. White
    1. Topical Eye Anesthetic (e.g. proparacaine or Alcaine)

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