Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 3

Pediatric Ocular Conditions-Guidelines for Treatment during COVID 19 Pandemic

Meenakshi Wadhwani1* and Kulbhushan Gangwani2

1MS Ophthalmology, Assistant Professor, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, New Delhi, India
2Consultant Pediatrician, RB Medical Centre, Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Meenakshi Wadhwani, Assistant Professor and Officer in Charge Ophthalmology, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, New Delhi, India.

Received: October 15, 2020; Published: February 11, 2021

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Abstract

  Covid-19 caused by SARS COV-2, is associated with neurological and ophthalmological 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 1st 2020. India has reported over 33,000 cases with > 1000 deaths [1,2].

Keywords: Covid-19; SARS COV-2; Pediatric Ocular Conditions

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Citation

Citation: Meenakshi Wadhwani and Kulbhushan Gangwani. “Pediatric Ocular Conditions-Guidelines for Treatment during COVID 19 Pandemic". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 4.3 (2021): 28-30.




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