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 nerve sheath diameter is associated with outcome in severe Covid-19

Authors: Jakob Pansell,  Peter C. Rudberg,  Max Bell,  Ola Friman & Charith Cooray Scientific Reports volume 12, Article number: 17255 (2022) Cite this article1500 Accesses 4 AltmetricMetrics Abstract Neurological symptoms are common in Covid-19 and cerebral edema has been shown post-mortem. The mechanism behind this is unclear. Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) has not been extensively studied in Covid-19. ICP can be estimated noninvasively with measurements of […]