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COVID-19

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

Initial Data Suggests Ocular Surface Susceptible to COVID-19

The findings, which are preliminary and have not been peer reviewed, propose a conjunctival vector for transmission.
May 20, 2020

Low Risk of Contracting COVID-19 from Tears

Samples showed negative results, despite positive nasopharyngeal swab samples.
May 20, 2020

Building Up During COVID-19

Amid the epidemic, practices are starting to see patients in a modified course of action.
May 18, 2020

Not All Breath Shields Are Created Equal

Size and curvature appear to be key to protection, experiment shows.
May 13, 2020

Ocular COVID-19 Symptoms More Common Than Thought

While conjunctivitis is still rare, preliminary studies suggest other impacts to the eye are likely.
May 1, 2020