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COVID-19

COVID Weighs on Eye Care Community

Outdoor activities, family time and exercise have helped practitioners, staff and students improve stress levels.
October 13, 2020

COVID Tip: Avoid Tonometry With High Tear Volume

Even non-contact options can create droplets and aerosols, increasing the risk of contamination.
September 28, 2020

Glasses: A New Barrier to COVID?

Researchers in China believe they have uncovered evidence that eyeglasses confer a significant protection from infection with COVID-19.
September 21, 2020

Vision Expo West 2020 Cancelled

Organizers announce decision to move offerings for attendees and exhibitors online.
July 9, 2020

Rethink Uveitis Therapy During COVID-19

Experts advise using local over systemic corticosteroid therapy in high-risk individuals.
July 8, 2020

Another Attempt to Understand Ocular COVID Risk

Molecular testing of cell-surface properties describes a potential framework for how the virus may enter the conjunctiva.
June 5, 2020

MD Ponders Topical Prophylaxis Against COVID-19

The factors that make the ocular surface vulnerable to the virus could be blocked with eyedrop therapy, an ophthalmologist speculates.
June 1, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Uveitis Management

In light of the global pandemic, eyecare providers now have more to consider when caring for these patients.
May 27, 2020

COVID and the Retina

Researchers note hyper-reflective lesions in ganglion cell and inner plexiform layers.
May 27, 2020

Research Summarizes Ocular Surface-COVID Interaction

Coronaviruses are uncommonly associated with conjunctivitis, a study suggests.
May 21, 2020