Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease of the Eyes: From Ocular Oasis to Parched Desert

A comprehensive overview of how chronic GVHD affects the eyes, treatment options, and how you can protect your sight.

Presented by Neema Nayeb-Hashemi MD, Loyola University and Ellen Shorter OD, FAAO, University of Illinois Hospital, with panelist Kimberly Powers MA, CPNP, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

Run Time: 37 minute presentation, 18 minutes Q&A

Made possible, in part, by support from the Meredith A. Cowden Foundation

Dr. Nayeb-Hashemi and Dr. Shorter discuss:

  • which parts of the eye are affected by chronic GVHD
  • the most common symptom, dry eyes
  • less common complications
  • treatments options
  • the PROSE contact lens 
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