How the coronavirus may affect your eyes Patients who have contracted the new coronavirus may have ocular symptoms. A study in The Journal of Medical Virology of 30 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 had only one patient diagnosed with conjunctivitis. Based on this information, the occurrence of conjunctivitis is low. However, it is important to share the … Continue reading Eyes, Contacts, Glasses and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Often called "red eyes" or "pink eye," conjunctivitis is a common eye disease, especially in children. It may affect one or both eyes. Some forms of conjunctivitis are highly contagious and can easily spread in schools and at home. While conjunctivitis is usually a minor eye infection, sometimes it can develop into a more serious problem. See Dr. Susan Johnson if you think you have conjunctivitis. She can diagnose the cause and prescribe the proper treatment.