COVID-19

Online Learning Students Have Higher OSDI Scores

Despite the lower prevalence of dry eye risk factors in this population, longer screen time might have an impact, researchers suggest.
07/14/2021

Vessel Density Decreases in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Both the superficial and capillary plexus regions showed notable declines at initial checkup and at six-month follow-up.
06/08/2021

Corneal Transplant Rejection May Occur Post-COVID Vaccination

Patients were successfully treated with topical corticosteroids, researchers report.
05/27/2021

SARS CoV-2 Shown to Infect and Replicate in Cornea Tissue

Results from a recent study also suggests that diabetes is a potential risk for ocular transmission of COVID-19.
05/04/2021

Let’s Take a Gander at Gaps

We all have them in our schedules—worse now than ever. Don’t deny it.
04/15/2021

COVID Prompts Health Care Access Fears in the Visually Impaired

About 83% of individuals with moderate deficits worried they wouldn’t be able to see their eye doctor.
04/06/2021

COVID-19 Detectable in Infected Patients’ Tears

The virus was also found on the ocular surface of some who had negative nasal swab results.
03/31/2021

Face Masks Reduce Retinal Vessel Density

Study shows young adults who exercise and/or those who continuously wear an N95 mask for extended periods may be at potential risk of vascular changes.
03/30/2021

Patients Lost to Follow-up Cite Fear of COVID Exposure

Those at high risk of vision loss should be made aware of the infection-control measures in place.
03/29/2021

Myopic Progression Accelerated During COVID-19 Lockdown

It then proceeded to revert back to normal levels after restrictions were lifted, researchers report.
03/25/2021

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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August 26, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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