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UCLA pediatric ophthalmologist Monica Khitri, MD, discusses the development of amblyopia, more commonly known as “lazy eye.” She will address risk factors as well as diagnosis, prevention and management for children.
UCLA ocular surgeon Tara McCannel, MD, PhD, discusses ocular melanoma, the most common primary form of eye cancer in adults. Dr. McCannel talks about risks for developing ocular melanoma from a benign nevus or freckle, suspicious lesions, and how an ocular oncologist can help monitor, diagnose and provide treatment early on.
UCLA ophthalmologist Benjamin Bert, MD, discusses the risks of using improperly fit contact lenses as well as how to care for normal contact lenses to prevent them from causing eye problems.
UCLA ocular surgeon Tara McCannel, MD, discusses new surgical treatments resulting in improved vision compared to traditional techniques used to treat ocular melanoma. Dr. McCannel provides surgical descriptions and review data that supports the visual benefits of the novel approach to treating ocular melanoma at UCLA.
Tara McCannel, M.D., Ph.D., the Director of the Ophthalmic Oncology Center at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), is a leader in the field of ophthalmology and diseases of the retina and vitreous. She has pioneered new surgical treatment strategies in ocular melanoma that are both vision-saving and that provide patients with more knowledge about their cancer. Dr. McCannel belongs to a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the International Association of Ocular Oncology, the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists. She is also a member of both the prestigious Retina and Macula Societies.
UCLA ocular surgeon Tara McCannel, MD, discusses ocular melanoma and treatments that improve vision, as well as surgical treatments for retinal detachment, glaucoma, double vision in tumor-treated eyes. Dr. McCannel will cover diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up evaluations and interventions.