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Managing Eye and Vision Changes Related to Cancer Treatments – CancerCare Connect Education Workshop

March 15, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

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.

Topics Covered

  • 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

Leeann Medina-Martinez, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare


March 15, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
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