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Covid’s increasing ophthalmic impact

Ocular effects including chronic bilateral dacryoadenitis and Purtscher-like retinopathy have been noted in around 11% of Covid-19-positive patients, according...

Covid spikes mucormycosis cases

US researchers have formally linked Covid-19 infection with a recent surge in mucormycosis, also known as ‘black fungus’ and formerly considered a rare...

Keratoplasty rejection after Covid vaccination

US researchers have reported four cases or corneal transplant rejection in patients following their Covid-19 vaccinations.

Covid clouds lens and cornea

A Turkish study has shown that some patients had significant alterations in corneal and lenticular densitometric values following Covid-19 infection.

Mandatory boosters and guidance around testing and masks

The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) has released a new message to practitioners, sharing some guidance from the Ministry of Health (MoH)...

CORE update: top pandemic-related eye issues

The Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE) has released a new Contact Lens Update exploring the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on five clinically...

Special Covid-19 Update: Covid-19 Protection Framework

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 1 December 2021: Tēnā koe As you are aware, Aotearoa...

Special Covid-19 Update

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 19 November 2021: Tēnā koe, Firstly, we would like...

COMMENT: Will you let them in?

As a previous optometry practice owner, I have been thinking about the vaccination question owners and staff haven’t had to confront until now: ‘Will you...

The eyes and the needle

When the first Pfizer-BioNTech jab was given to 91-year-old Briton Margaret Keenan in December 2020, it gave the world hope that an end to the Covid-19...

Special Covid-19 Update - Alert Level Update

The following is a special Covid-19 update from the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board (ODOB) 2 November 2021 From the ODOB: Alert Level Update As...

Uveitis increases Covid risks

A retrospective cohort study in the US has shown that patients with non-infectious uveitis (NIU) are more likely to contract Covid-19 and experience severe...

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