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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments
  • Causes and Risk Factors
  • Common Eye and Vision Changes
  • Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision and Field of Vision, Floaters and Flashing Lights
  • The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team
  • How Eye Products Can Help You Cope with Eye and Vision Changes
  • Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Eye Vision Care
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Founding Director, Cancer Supportive Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York; and Accreditation Surveyor American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Stella K. Kim, MD

Cizik Eye Clinic, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston

Miguel A. Materin, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale School of Medicine, Director, Ophthalmic Oncology Section, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Brian Marr, MD

Ophthalmic Oncology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on February 9, 2015.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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