Workshop Date and Time
Monday, March 15, 2021, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now
Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
- Overview of Common Eye & Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments, in the Context of COVID-19
- Cause & Risk Factors
- Discussion of Common Eye & Vision Changes
- Tips to Manage Dry Eyes, Watery Eyes, Itching Eyes, Blepharitis, Loss of Eyelashes, Floaters & Flashing Lights
- The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team
- Tips to Manage Low Vision
- How Eye Products Can Help You Manage Eye & Visions Changes
- Clinical Trials, in the Context of COVID-19
- How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
- Communicating with Your Health Care Team with Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
- Guidelines to Prepare for Eye Examinations, Follow-Up Care & Check-Ups
- Talking with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
- Questions for Our Panel of Experts
Our Panel of Experts
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
Miguel A. Materin, MD
Director, Ophthalmic Oncology, Professor of Ophthalmology, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Eye Center
Brian P. Marr, MD
John Wilson Espy, MD Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Former Founding Director, Cancer Supportive Services, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Author, Researcher in Oncology
Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW
Director of Education and Training, CancerCare
Continuing Education Credits
Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.
CancerCare, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.
Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).
To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to firstname.lastname@example.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.
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