COVID-19

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

Mild Dry Eye May Result from Mask Wear

Still, this is an effective method to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
08/23/2022

COVID-19 Vaccination, Corneal Graft Rejection Link Not Solid

Newer thinking pumps the brakes on worries about worse outcomes in surgical patients.
08/19/2022

COVID Vaccination Rates Lower Among Visually Impaired

Be cognizant of the elevated potential for virus transmission in your patients.
08/16/2022

Endophthalmitis Cases Associated with Mask Wearing

Post-vitrectomy infection increased during the COVID masking period.
06/29/2022

Hyperreflective Lesions Found in Retinal Layers of COVID-19 Patients

This suggests the retina and choroid could be involved in this population.
06/22/2022