What I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me About Glaucoma

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Featuring Amy Zhang, MD and Amy Mehta, MD
With guest moderator Nora Schaffer

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
1:00 pm EST (Please adjust for your time zone)

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Nora Schaffer

Guest moderator Nora Schaffer will be interviewing two glaucoma experts, Amy Zhang, MD and Amy Mehta, MD, on what she wished her doctor had told her when she was first diagnosed with glaucoma. They will discuss important questions you should ask your doctor about your glaucoma diagnosis.

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Amy Zhang, MD

Dr. Amy Zhang is an assistant clinical professor of the glaucoma service at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. She was assistant clinical professor at Case Western University where she was the glaucoma fellowship director. Among her many interests are her work in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and home tonometry. She also has an interest in improving ergonomics and looking into drivers of burnout and is the wellness director at Kellogg Eye Center.

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Amy Mehta, MD

Dr. Amy Mehta is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the latest breakthroughs in glaucoma management and surgical techniques.

She works in private practice in New York, as well as teaches at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Mehta is a board member of the New York State Ophthalmological Society and is active in ophthalmology advocacy. She also is a member of the Patient Engagement Committee of the American Glaucoma Society. Outside of ophthalmology, Dr. Mehta enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid runner having run in numerous NYC and Chicago Marathons.

Nora Schaffer is a high school social studies and art teacher in Brooklyn, New York. She is also a doctoral candidate in philosophy and education at Columbia University. She is a longtime disability advocate. She feels especially privileged to serve on the patient engagement subcommittee of the American Glaucoma Society. She's lived with glaucoma for nearly three decades. 


This program is supported in part by educational grants from:

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