It is very important to be aware of the direct and indirect vision problems
of the coronavirus on the ocular health and visual functions of toddlers.


In the earliest months of covid-19, scientists and health officers
started research in 
Wuhan city of China. to learn about systemic manifestation and epidemiology of
. They recognized highly contagious and different
manifestations of infection with molecular testing and mandatory
hospitalization of infected people.

Conjunctivitis with Covid-19 in Children

Children presenting eye symptoms with Covid-19 usually had swollen, itchy
and irritated eyes with conjunctivitis that lasted many days but usually fixed automatically. Ocular transmission of the virus especially from a
toddler is a theoretical possibility.

The closure of schools and cessation of social activities affected the
visual health of the children. Because children were spent most of their
time on mobile or computer screens that showed result blurry vision,
headache, eyestrain, and fatigue.

Myopia with Covid-19 in Children

According to a designed study of over 123000 school-age children in China,
It is found that the prevalence of myopia is increased from 1.2 to 3.2 times
due to the increase in screen time and decreased exposure to sunlight.

What Should I do if my Child has Conjunctivitis and Myopia?

Children with Conjunctivitis should stay at home if he has coronavirus.
Because conjunctivitis spreads easily from one person to another. Follow
these some simple tips to avoid covid-19 from your child.
  • Use a clean towel each time to wipe the face and eyes of the
  • Try to save your child from touching his eyes. Wash his hands several
    times during the day.
  • Wear gloves before touching your child.
  • Wear face masks or face shields before going to close the infected
  • Usually, symptoms related to eyes are fixed automatically with time. If
    your child has a long-term eye infection then contact an ophthalmologist
    and discuss eye problems with him.

Ruman Amjad

Hello, I am Dr. Ruman Amjad, an Ophthalmologist specializing in the field of eye care, particularly focused on helping individuals with swollen eyelids. I am thrilled to welcome you to, a comprehensive resource dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information on eyelid inflammation.


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