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Uveitis Recurrence Risk Elevated After COVID-19 Vaccination

More than half of cases occurred in the early post-vaccination period, suggesting close clinical monitoring is essential for at-risk patients.
April 30, 2024

Spectacle Wear Increased, Contact Lens Wear Decreased Post COVID-19

Based on this finding, study suggests glasses may be preferred for screen time activities and CLs for mask wear.
December 5, 2023

More Retinal Complications Reported after COVID-19 Infection

Vascular occlusion was linked with SARS-CoV-2 in a recent study.
October 23, 2023

Uveitis Patients without COVID-19 Vaccine at Risk of Infection Following Steroid Use

Greater rates of hospitalization and death were found in these individuals with the noninfectious form.
October 16, 2023

Image-based Telehealth Effective for Benign Eyelid Lesion Diagnosis

The first-year safety and efficacy data of an asynchronous system during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed a possible way to reduce patient waiting times.
May 26, 2023

COVID-19 Vaccine Not Associated with RVO

Study suggests that occlusion diagnosed acutely after vaccination is extremely rare and similar to rates seen with the influenza and Tdap vaccines.
April 18, 2023

Face Mask Wear Has No Effect on Endophthalmitis Post-Injection

Large study investigating intravitreal injections before and during the pandemic demonstrated no increased risk.
January 16, 2023

Axis of Astigmatism Can Be Changed by Mask Wear

It’s possible that rigid facial coverings induce compressive force on the lower eyelid, changing corneal shape, a team speculates.
December 27, 2022

Rare But Possible: Vision Loss Due to COVID-19

The leading cause was optic neuropathy, recent study suggests.
October 14, 2022

Study Documents Indirect Effects of COVID-19 on Pediatric Eye Care

Kids have not received adequate eye care; less were reported to see a specialist for regular screenings and more reported vision issues even while wearing glasses since 2019.
October 5, 2022