Ocular and periocular manifestations of COVID infections and Side effects of the COVID vaccination

06 Aug 2021
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ocular and periocular manifestations of COVID infections and Side effects of the COVID vaccination

Presentation Outline

The COVID pandemic has caught the whole world unaware. Not having experienced something like this before, we are unaware of Ocular and related manifestations of the infection and the vaccination for it. Personal experience and the literature relating to these issues allows us to collate the ocular presentations of the infection. Some of these complications can result in vision loss or can be fatal These are outlined in this presentation. As eye care professionals, one must be aware of these presentations so as not to miss a sight threatening or even a life threatening situation when dealing with patients who have had an infection or its vaccination.

 

Learning Objectives

To know the Ocular manifestations of a primary COVID 19 infection

To recognise sight and life threatening situations after a COVID infection or its vaccination

To be familiar with protective measures to prevent viral spread in one’s practise and day to day life.