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Webinar: Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine): Eye Safety, Testing and Dosage. Presented by: Dr. Michael Easterbrook, MD, FRCS(C), FACS

November 17 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm

Join Us on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 4 p.m. EST by Zoom. This webinar is free. Preregistration required.

Dr. Easterbrook is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. He is on staff at Saint Michael’s Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and has an office on Bay Street at College

Over many years, he’s had the opportunity to see many patients on Plaquenil,  referred by rheumatologists and dermatologists. With improved testing methods, Dr. Easterbrook and team are able to pick up, early, the very rare situation where the drug may affect the eye. This short talk will illustrate these tests but allow lots of time for questions.

Dr. Easterbrook would like you to send him your questions in advance of the webinar. Please forward questions to support@lupusontario.org – deadline is November 12.

Sign the petition and MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

This Lupus Ontario petition is advocating to have the Ontario government approve all biologics approved by the Federal Health Agency (CADTH) added to the Ontario Drug Formulary under the Limited Use code rather that the Exceptional Access Program. The Limited Use code eliminates the administrative burden for rheumatologists and provides faster access for lupus patients. Please print and gather signatures and send it to our address: 285 Taunton Road East, Suite 4438, Oshawa, ON  L1G 3V2 Canada