COVID-19: Impact on Eye Health

COVID-19: Impact on Eye Health

Gareth M.C. Lema, MD, PhD, answers questions about how COVID-19 affects the eyes, as well as precautions patients can take to prevent transmission of the virus through the eyes. He demonstrates how to apply eye medication safely without touching your eyes. He provides guidance for patients regarding routine eye appointments, as well as for care for more urgent conditions. Dr. Lema also provides advice about stocking up on eye medications, using contacts, and screen time with computers and personal devices.


Published

March 29, 2020

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Physician's Channel - Mount Sinai New York

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Gareth M.C. Lema, MD, PhD

Gareth M.C. Lema, MD, PhD

Senior Faculty, Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director for Quality, Safety and Patient Experience
Mount Sinai Health System

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