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More patients seeking help for eyestrain

Digital eyestrain is becoming more prevalent as employees spend more time in front of their screens since the Covid-19 pandemic began, sparking interest...

Covid boosts practice tech

Technology for sterilising frames topped optometrists’ purchase list following the outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020, according to a survey by US-based online...

Covid-19 vaccination advice for ECPs

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) has issued a position statement highlighting the vital role many registered health practitioners will...

AMD exacerbates Covid complications

A study of 6,398 Covid-19-infected patients has shown that those with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) declined more rapidly, died at three times...

Myopia progression increasing in lockdown

A new Chinese study has revealed a substantial myopic shift in primary school-aged children during Covid-19 home confinement.   The prospective, cross-sectional...

First Covid-19 home-testing kit approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorisation for the first Covid-19 diagnostic kit for self-testing at home.  “Lucira Health’s

Covid’s impact on acute eye services and small-gauge vitrectomy concerns

The impact of Covid policies on acute ophthalmology services - Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Louisa Wickham et al  Eye (Lond), 2020 Jul...

Retina vein width key to Covid-19 management?

Researchers have found what may be a direct link between the diameter of retinal veins and the severity of Covid-19, suggesting measuring retinal veins could form...

Ocular manifestations in Covid-19 children examined

More than 20% of children examined in Wuhan with confirmed Covid-19 showed various ocular manifestations, a new study shows.   In the cross-sectional study, researchers investigated main

Collecting Covid-19 frontline lessons

Voice memos from health workers around the world are being collected via a private WhatsApp chat group to capture their experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Polaroid face shields

Safilo eyewear brand Polaroid has launched a #StaySafe collection of face shields for certified professional and private use.

Moorfields online!

The UK’s Moorfields Eye Hospital has rolled out an ambitious digital programme to give patients access to vital eye care without travelling to hospital.  Following...

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