Sep 01, 2009 - 5:53 pm
Anyone know if Erbitux can have any effect on the eyes? My husband was starting to get crustiness in his eyes and 2 weeks ago was given an rx for drops for "conjunctivitis" however it hasn't gotten better and his eyes are very dry now and stick together when he sleeps - almost has to pry them open when he wakes up. Also when he looks down his eyes are blurry. They brought in an optomistrist today who scheduled him for a CT scan for tomorrow and said that they think it might be the Erbitux and took him off it.
However, I am suspicious in that I have found nothing on line about Erbitux and eyesight and am almost afraid to ask the doctor if they think the tumor has been growing during the treatments and is now affecting his eyes.
Anyone got thoughts here?