Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Short Communication Volume 4 Issue 3

Pediatric Ocular Conditions - Guidelines for Treatment During COVID 19 Pandemic

Meenakshi Wadhwani

Assistant Professor, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Meenakshi Wadhwani, Assistant Professor, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, New Delhi, India.

Received: December 01, 2020; Published: February 08, 2021

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Covid-19 caused by SARS COV-2, is associated with neurological and opthamological manifestations. It is one the largest global pandemic affecting over 3 million people in 213 countries worldwide. It has led to a death toll of > 200 thousand people in a short period of 4 months as per WHO on May 1 2020. India has reported over 33,000cases with > 1000 deaths [1,2].

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Citation

Citation: Meenakshi Wadhwani. “Pediatric Ocular Conditions - Guidelines for Treatment During COVID 19 Pandemic".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.2 (2021): 12-15.




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