Optic Neuropathy after COVID-19

Authors: Alicia Chen, Andrew Go Lee, MD, Nagham Al-Zubidi, MD, Noor Laylani, Pamela Davila-Siliezar American College of Opthalmology Optic neuropathy has been reported in COVID19 and the mechanisms remain ill defined although several hypotheses have been proposed including inflammatory cytokines and a transient hypercoagulable state. Many authors believe that the process is ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) and both anterior […]

COVID-19, the Eye, and the Brain

By Lori Baker-Schena, MBA, EdD; COVID-19, the Eye, and the Brain; American College of Ophthalmology As the COVID-19 pandemic began, Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD, did not anticipate a direct connection between this novel respiratory disease and the neuro-oph­thalmic conditions he treated. “Yet as it became evident that neuro­logical symptoms were being associated with COVID-19, […]

COVID-19 Can Affect Your Eyes: How COVID Causes Eye Pain and Eye Infections

Written by Nishika Reddy, MD | September 2023 Key takeaways: By now, we all know that COVID-19 affects important organs like the lungs and the heart. But did you know that COVID can also affect your eyes and vision? Studies show that COVID can affect all layers of the eye, starting at the cornea and ending at the retina. Here’s what you should […]

Large COVID autopsy study finds SARS-CoV-2 all over the human body

By Rich Haridy January 04, 2023 Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases A study found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in over 80 different sites in the body In the most comprehensive autopsy tissue study conducted to date, researchers have found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus throughout the entire body, from the brain and the […]

How COVID-19 Affects the Eyes

Authors: Medical Author: Rohini Radhakrishnan, ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon Medical Reviewer: Pallavi Suyog Uttekar, MD Medicine Net Recent studies have found that COVID-19 can affect multiple organs, including the eyes.  In some cases, the virus can enter the body through the eyes when rubbed with infected hands or if respiratory droplets from an affected person happen […]

Optic Neuropathy after COVID-19

Authors: Alicia Chen, Andrew Go Lee, MD, Nagham Al-Zubidi, MD, Noor Laylani, Pamela Davila-Siliezar American Academy of Ophthalmology the process is ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) and both anterior ION and posterior ION have been reported with COVID19. Clinicians should be aware of the possibility of ION in COVID19. Contents Background Ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) is a sudden, painless loss […]

COVID-19-associated optic neuritis – A case series and review of literature

Authors: Jossy, Ajax; Jacob, Ninan; Sarkar, Sandip; Gokhale, Tanmay; Kaliaperumal, Subashini; Deb, Amit K IJO Ophthalmology Abstract Neuroophthalmic manifestations are very rare in corona virus disease-19 (COVID-19) infection. Only few reports have been published till date describing COVID-19-associated neuroophthalmic manifestations. We, hereby, present a series of three cases who developed optic neuritis during the recovery period from […]

Vision-Threatening Ocular Adverse Events after Vaccination against Coronavirus Disease 2019

Authors: Mihyun Choi 1, Min-Hwan Seo 1, Kwang-Eon Choi 2, Sukyeon Lee 1, Boyoon Choi 1, Cheolmin Yun 2, Seong-Woo Kim 1, Yong Yeon Kim 1 J Clin Med 2022 Jun 9;11(12):3318. doi: 10.3390/jcm11123318. Abstract A single-center retrospective observational case series was conducted. This case series enrolled patients who showed ophthalmic manifestations within one week after COVID-19 vaccination at Korea University Guro Hospital in Seoul, Korea, from May 2021 to January […]

Acute Vision Loss in a Patient with COVID-19

Authors: Vijairam Selvaraj 1, Daniel Sacchetti 2, Arkadiy Finn 1, Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie 1 Case Reports R I Med J (2013)  2020 Jun 10;103(6):37-38. NCBI To date, there have been reports of neurologic manifestations in COVID-19 patients including ischemic strokes, Guillain-Barre Syndrome and anosmia. In this case report, we describe a patient who presented with dysosmia, dysgeusia, along with monocular peripheral vision loss after […]

4 Ways COVID Leaves Its Mark on the Eye

Authors: Reena Mukamal American College of Opthalmology An analysis of 121 patients dating back to the beginning of the pandemic unveils COVID’s most common effects on the eye. Share this information and remember: Widespread vaccination is key to ending the pandemic. How does COVID reach the eyes? People respond in different ways to COVID-19 infections. While some people develop mild […]