Corona Virus- Information for Patients
You may find it challenging to schedule face-to-face appointments with your eye care provider during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how to stay healthy and protect your eyes while hunkering down at home.
- Advice for Patients with Macular Degeneration
Patients who rely on regular eye injections may face tough decisions about traveling to the doctor’s office. Here’s what you need to know, according to medical experts at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.
Eye Health at Home
- Eye Problems That Can Be Treated at Home
Know what you can and can’t treat yourself.
- Quick Home Remedies for Pink Eye
It might be possible for coronavirus to cause a pink eye infection (conjunctivitis), but this is extremely rare. Treat pink eye at home when possible to avoid spreading disease.
- Simple Ways to Soothe Dry Eyes
Lubricate your eyes during long hours indoors.
- Over-the-Counter Solutions for Bloodshot Eyes
These easy fixes for red eyes may help you avoid a trip to the doctor’s office.
#StayHome If you have conjunctivitis, you do NOT need to see a doctor. Viral conjunctivitis mostly gets better on its own in 2 weeks, and does not require antibiotics.
Staying Safe Around the House
- First Aid for Eye Scratches
Know what you should and shouldn’t do for a scratched eye.
- Avoiding Home Eye Hazards
Stay out of the emergency room by protecting your eyes during cleaning, cooking and home repair projects.