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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

Mild Dry Eye May Result from Mask Wear

Still, this is an effective method to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
August 23, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination, Corneal Graft Rejection Link Not Solid

Newer thinking pumps the brakes on worries about worse outcomes in surgical patients.
August 19, 2022

COVID Vaccination Rates Lower Among Visually Impaired

Be cognizant of the elevated potential for virus transmission in your patients.
August 16, 2022

Endophthalmitis Cases Associated with Mask Wearing

Post-vitrectomy infection increased during the COVID masking period.
June 29, 2022