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COVID-19

COVID Weighs on Eye Care Community

Outdoor activities, family time and exercise have helped practitioners, staff and students improve stress levels.
October 13, 2020

COVID Tip: Avoid Tonometry With High Tear Volume

Even non-contact options can create droplets and aerosols, increasing the risk of contamination.
September 28, 2020

Glasses: A New Barrier to COVID?

Researchers in China believe they have uncovered evidence that eyeglasses confer a significant protection from infection with COVID-19.
September 21, 2020

Vision Expo West 2020 Cancelled

Organizers announce decision to move offerings for attendees and exhibitors online.
July 9, 2020

Rethink Uveitis Therapy During COVID-19

Experts advise using local over systemic corticosteroid therapy in high-risk individuals.
July 8, 2020

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 and the Retina

Researchers note hyper-reflective lesions in ganglion cell and inner plexiform layers.
May 27, 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

Research Summarizes Ocular Surface-COVID Interaction

Coronaviruses are uncommonly associated with conjunctivitis, a study suggests.
May 21, 2020