COVID-19

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.
12/05/2023

More Retinal Complications Reported after COVID-19 Infection

Vascular occlusion was linked with SARS-CoV-2 in a recent study.
10/23/2023

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.
10/16/2023

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.
05/26/2023

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.
04/18/2023

Face Mask Wear Has No Effect on Endophthalmitis Post-Injection

Large study investigating intravitreal injections before and during the pandemic demonstrated no increased risk.
01/16/2023

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.
12/27/2022

Rare But Possible: Vision Loss Due to COVID-19

The leading cause was optic neuropathy, recent study suggests.
10/14/2022

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.
10/05/2022

Telemedicine: What We’ve Learned and What’s to Come

Reflecting on the present and preparing for the future of virtual eye care.
09/15/2022

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February 28, 2024

The Anti-evaporative Piece of the Dry Eye Rx Eye Drop Puzzle
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse
Presenter: Paul M. Karpecki, OD
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: 7:00pm ET

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February 29, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
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Presenter: Michael Chaglasian, OD
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March 6, 2024

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
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Presenters:  Jennifer Loh, MD, and Damon Dierker, OD
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