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Republican Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota want drugmakers to stop wasting money by making eyedrops that are too big. Douglas Graham/CQ-Roll Call Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Gregory Matthews has glaucoma and uses prescription eyedrops. The dropper's opening creates a bigger drop than he needs, causing him to run out of his medication before the prescription is ready to refill. Matt Roth for ProPublica hide caption

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Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The Waste

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A Syrian medical worker inspects the damage at the site of a medical facility after it was reportedly hit by Syrian regime barrel bombs on Oct. 1 in Aleppo's rebel-held neighborhood of al-Sakhour. Fewer than 30 doctors remain in the besieged city. Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eastern Aleppo's Only Ophthalmologist Sees Ravages Of Syria's War

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A Nuremberg magnifier and wooden case, made in Germany around 1700. Before spectacles become easier to wear and more comfortable, hand-held models were more common than those for the face. Courtesy of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Museum of Vision hide caption

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Ebola Hides In The Eyes Of A Man Who Was Considered Cured

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