06.09.20

Nurses Developed Eye Cysts While Treating COVID-19 Patients

Source: Reuters

Nurses in Paris developed eye problems while using eye protection to care for critically ill patients in COVID-19 intensive-care wards, Reuters reported, citing a new report by French doctors.

The nurses were prescribed an eye ointment and their eyelids later healed, but healthcare workers should be aware of COVID-19 disinfection chemicals potentially causing such irritations, Drs. Bruno Megarbane and Ramin Tadayoni of Lariboisiere Hospital, in Paris, write in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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