Ophthalmic Manifestations of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Ocular Side Effects of Investigational Pharmacologic Agents

Daniel J. Olson; Arko Ghosh; Alice Yang Zhang


Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2020;31(5):403-415. 

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COVID-19 has been the medical challenge of our generation. It has caused significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Though its effects on the respiratory system are devastating, its ocular manifestations have been limited to mainly conjunctivitis. This pandemic has pushed many of the world's greatest medical minds to draw on lesser-used medications as well as develop new treatment options. While no cure has been found, vaccination development is underway and shows early promise.