The use of short message service (SMS) to reduce outpatient attendance in ophthalmic clinics during the coronavirus pandemic.

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In order to minimize the risk of transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), many clinic appointments were postponed to lower patient attendance. Actively calling patients to postpone appointments is a […]

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Bilateral macular hemorrhage in a patient with COVID-19.

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We report a case of a patient with a known hereditary spherocytosis who developed a bilateral macular hemorrhage in concurrence with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-related respiratory syndrome.Blood […]

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Telemedicine comes of age during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): An international survey of oculoplastic surgeons.

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The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is an ongoing healthcare crisis that continues its worldwide spread. Ophthalmologists are at high risk of acquiring and transmitting the virus. Telemedicine platforms have […]

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Teleophthalmology in the Era of COVID-19: Characteristics of Early Adopters at a Large Academic Institution.

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Introduction:  COVID-19 led to rapid policy changes to expand telemedicine adoption. We examined rates of early telemedicine adoption among surgical departments at a large academic institution and compared provider characteristics […]

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Retinal findings in hospitalised patients with severe COVID-19.

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To identify retinal findings using dilated eye examination, which are possibly related to SARS-CoV-2 infection in hospitalised patients with confirmed severe COVID-19.In this cross-sectional study, hospitalised patients with confirmed severe […]

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Early Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on the Availability of Cornea Donors: Warnings and Recommendations.

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Keratoplasty is one of the irreplaceable treatment options for corneal diseases. Currently, there is no evidence to substantiate that harvested corneal grafts from COVID-19 patients can contain SARS-CoV-2 virus and […]

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The Role of the Ocular Tissue in SARS-CoV-2 Transmission.

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The current global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected over 21 million people and caused over half a million deaths within a few months. COVID-19 has become one […]

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Update and Recommendations for Ocular Manifestations of COVID-19 in Adults and Children: A Narrative Review.

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has instigated severe global turmoil both medically and socioeconomically. Research continues to rapidly develop in order to fully comprehend the new severe acute respiratory […]

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Clinical Presentation of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Historical Cohort Study.

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To investigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the clinical presentation of acute, primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD).Single-center, consecutive case series with historical controls.Consecutive patients presenting with primary RRD […]

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Third Cranial Nerve Palsy Presenting with Unilateral Diplopia and Strabismus in a 24-Year-Old Woman with COVID-19.

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BACKGROUND Coronavirus disease (COVID 19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and is the causative agent of a serious disease that is of great global public […]

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An Algorithm for Ramp Up of Ophthalmic Elective Surgeries Post-COVID-19.

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Purpose: As ophthalmic elective surgeries resume amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, protocols for testing patients for SARS-CoV-2 is important due to the transmissibility of the virus. Here, we describe the protocol […]

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Co-Expression of Mitochondrial Genes and ACE2 in Cornea Involved in COVID-19.

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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic severely challenges public health and necessitates the need for increasing our understanding of COVID-19 pathogenesis, especially host factors facilitating virus infection and propagation. The […]

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Increased microbial loading in aerosols produced by non-contact air-puff tonometer and relative suggestions for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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To evaluate the microbial loading in aerosols produced after air-puff by non-contact tonometer (NCT) as well as the effect of alcohol disinfection on the inhibition of microbes and thus to […]

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TriPla Regimen: A new treatment approach for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration in the COVID-19 “era”.

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In the last months, a rapidly increasing number of people have been infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, the virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Due to the […]

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Pattern of disinfectants use and their adverse effects on the consumers after COVID-19 outbreak.

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The aim of this study was to investigate the pattern of disinfectants use within outbreak of COVID-19 and estimate their adverse effects on the consumer’s health.In this descriptive-analytical study, 1090 […]

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Ophthalmic and Neuro-ophthalmic Manifestations of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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To describe a case of inflammatory chorioretinopathy and Adie’s syndrome possibly associated with COVID-19.Observational case report.A 51-year-old woman developed fever, cough, and headache followed by retro-ocular pain and reading impairment. […]

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Acute Onset of Bilateral Follicular Conjunctivitis in two Patients with Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infections.

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To report bilateral follicular conjunctivitis in two confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients with the presence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in conjunctival swab specimens.Two unrelated patients with confirmed […]

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Impact of COVID – 19 on mental health and physical load on women professionals: an online cross-sectional survey.

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In December, 2019, a pathogen was identified and named as 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). To prevent its spread, lockdowns were announced and working women had to perform dual roles: work […]

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Computational Evaluation of the Inhibition Efficacies of HIV Antivirals on SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Protease and Identification of 3D Pharmacophore and Hit Compounds.

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the novel coronavirus behind the fast-spreading coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Pharmaceutical researchers are currently researching medications or preventive vaccines that may be […]

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Development and Early Implementation of a Public Communication Campaign to Help Adults to Support Children and Adolescents to Cope With Coronavirus-Related Emotions: A Community Case Study.

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Epidemics and pandemics can traumatically impact the emotional wellbeing of adults, children, and adolescents in diverse ways. This impact can be reduced by applying a range of evidence-based coping strategies. […]

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Systematic Review of Ocular Involvement of SARS-CoV-2 in Coronavirus Disease 2019.

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Studies have reported ocular involvement in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with SARS-CoV-2 having been detected in ocular swab samples. This has implicated the eye as a portal of transmission. […]

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Management of conjunctivitis and other causes of red eye during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Patients with red eyes frequently present to general practitioners (GPs). Although infrequent, some patients with COVID-19 may present with features typical of viral conjunctivitis. SARS-CoV-2 is expressed at a low […]

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Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on otolaryngology, ophthalmology and dental clinical activity and future perspectives.

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Since the COVID-19 outbreak, otolaryngologists, ophthalmologists and dentists have been severely affected, both for the transmission routes and for the diagnostical and therapeutic procedures typical of these disciplines.In this article, […]

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SARS-CoV-2: Impact on, Risk Assessment and Countermeasures in German Eye Banks.

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Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been some debate regarding the risk of transmission through tissue transplantation and tissue banking processes.To analyze the changes that SARS-CoV-2 has caused […]

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