4 Ways COVID Leaves Its Mark on the Eye

By Reena Mukamal Apr. 24, 2023 An analysis of 121 patients dating back to the beginning of the pandemic unveils COVID’s most common effects on the eye. Share this information and remember: Widespread vaccination is key to ending the pandemic. How does COVID reach the eyes? People respond in different ways to COVID-19 infections. While some people develop mild to severe […]

COVID Can Cause Strange Eye and Ear Symptoms

From conjunctivitis to vertigo, coronavirus infections can affect disparate senses Emily Sohn  November 17, 2021 Red eyes, ringing ears, sensitivity to light, trouble hearing: although a loss of taste and smell have become well-known sensory symptoms of COVID, accumulating research suggests that vision and hearing are also frequent targets of SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes the […]

Brain Injuries After COVID Vaccination

HEALTH VIEWPOINTS Colleen Huber    April 12, 2023 There are back door routes to the brain. COVID vaccine developers have traversed a path through those doors. And they knew they had entered the brain by November 2020, before the vaccine rollout. We have 86 billion neurons in the human brain, and each of those connects with […]

First Case Of White Dot Syndrome Emerged After COVID-19 Vaccine And Subsequent Infection, Study Shows

TUESDAY, SEP 12, 2023 – 09:25 PM   by Mary Gillis via The Epoch Times  Scientists from New Zealand have uncovered the first case of a rare eye disease linked to both the COVID-19 vaccine and the virus itself, a new study published in the Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection reveals. A pharmacist prepares a […]

COVID-19 Vagus Nerve Inflammation May Lead To Dysautonomia: New Study

 Authored by Megan Redshaw  The Epoch Times AUG 11, 2023 New data may provide answers for those experiencing persistent symptoms long after their bout with COVID-19 has ended. These may include fatigue, lightheadedness, brain fog, cognitive issues, gastrointestinal problems, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, or an inability to tolerate upright postures. A July 15 study […]

Changes to Eyes May Signal Long COVID: Study

Authors:  Marcia Frellick July 28, 2021 British Journal of Ophthalmology Evidence of “long COVID” may be present in a patient’s eyes, according to a small study published online this week in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. The researchers found that nerve fiber loss and an increase in dendritic or key immune cells on the cornea may help identify long […]

Optic neuropathy after COVID-19 vaccination: a report of two cases

Authors: Ayman G. Elnahry, Zainab B. Asal, Noreen Shaikh, Kate Dennett,Mai N. Abd Elmohsen,Gehad A. Elnahry International Journal of Neuroscience Abstract Purpose We report two cases of optic nerve pathology after the administration of the Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccines, respectively, and describe the implications for management of post-vaccination central nervous system (CNS) inflammation. Case […]

Long COVID Linked With Corneal Damage, Increased Dendritic Cells

Authors: Mary Stroka  September 1st, 2021 Patients with long COVID-19 have corneal small nerve fiber damage and increased dendritic cells (DCs), investigators found in a study published in British Journal of Ophthalmology.  An estimated 80% of patients who recover from COVID-19 continue to have at least 1 symptom, sign, or abnormal laboratory parameter, beyond 2 weeks after initial […]

How COVID-19 Affects the Eyes

Authors: Medical Author: Rohini Radhakrishnan, ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon Medical Reviewer: Pallavi Suyog Uttekar, MD Medicine Net Recent studies have found that COVID-19 can affect multiple organs, including the eyes.  In some cases, the virus can enter the body through the eyes when rubbed with infected hands or if respiratory droplets from an affected person happen […]

Examination of the effects of COVID 19 on corneal endothelium

Authors: Seyfettin Erdem,  Mine Karahan,  Sedat Ava,  Mehmet Emin Dursun, eyla Hazar & Ugur Keklikci\\\Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimentalm Ophthalmology volume 259, pages2295–2300 (2021) Abstract Purpose To demonstrate the effects of the disease on the corneal endothelium in individuals recovering from COVID-19 through specular microscopy. Methods Eighty individuals recovering from COVID-19 (group 1) and 72 healthy controls (group 2) were […]