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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments
  • Causes & Risk Factors
  • Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes
  • Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Changes in Vision & Field of Vision, Cataracts, Floaters & Flashing Lights
  • The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Tips to Manage Low Vision
  • How Eye Products May Help You Deal with Eye & Vision Changes
  • Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Eye & Vision Care
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Guidelines for Eye Examinations & Check Ups
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Stewart B. Fleishman, MD

Founding Director, Cancer Support Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York (part of the Mt. Sinai Health System), Accreditation Surveyor, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Dan S. Gombos, MD, FACS

Professor and Section Chief, Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine – Ophthalmology

Brian Marr, MD

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

Stacy Lewis, MSW, ACHP-SW

Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(81.1 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 6, 2017.

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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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