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Better Understanding Thyroid Eye Disease: Physician, Patient, and Caregiver Perspectives, with a Discussion on Women’s Vision Health

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November 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm EST

The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR), in conjunction with Research to Prevent Blindness, Prevent Blindness, Society for Women’s Health Research, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) continued its series of educational briefings on exciting new developments in eye and vision research during the second annual Thyroid Eye Disease Awareness Week, November 14-20, 2021. The event featured speakers: Kimberly Cockerham, MD, FACS (Central Valley Eye Medical Group), Ron and Vickie Barela (Patient Advocate and Caregiver), Kathryn Godburn Schubert, MPP, CAE (Society for Women’s Health Research), snd Kira Baldonado, MPH (Prevent Blindness).

SWHR’s Eye Health Program published the SWHR Patient Toolkit: A Guide to Women’s Eye Health in January 2022 to empower individuals to navigate their eye health and eye care as they age. The toolkit includes a section on TED signs, symptoms, and treatment options.


November 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm EST