I understand that as I go thru chemo (taxotere & cytoxan) that blurred vision is a side effect, as some cells ? in the eye are fast growing and destroyed easily. Are there any long term side effects or should I expect my vision to have changed by the time I'm finished with treatment? Thanks!
Most of the problems I see are related to drying and irritation of the conjunctiva and cornea which results in dry, scratchy, irritable, burning, sometimes blurry eyes. I recommend artificial tears like Thera Tears as needed and if irritation or bluriness becomes more than an intermittant problem, you should call your ophthalmologist for a checkup. Permanant damage is not something I have seen, although cataract formation can sometimes be increased somewhat - just from my experience. Good Luck.
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