COVID-19 & Your Eyes

How does COVID-19 affect your eyesight? Safe Vision Texas takes a look at the effects of the disease on your eyesight and offers tips for managing your eyes while certain medical services are not available.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) provides the following helpful information.

Patient Information

  • Coronavirus Eye Safety
    Eye care procedures may be delayed during the pandemic, so eye safety is more important than ever.
  • 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.

  • What You Should Know About Aralen and Plaquenil
    Doctors can now use the malaria drugs Aralen (chloroquine) and Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) to treat coronavirus. Here’s what eye patients should know.

  • Is It Coronavirus or Allergies?
    Are those watery eyes and stuffy nose symptoms of the new coronavirus or just seasonal allergies? Learn how to tell the difference.

Eye Health at Home

Staying Safe Around the House