Mask-associated dry-eye in COVID-19 pandemic: a case report and review of the literature

Authors

  • Sehrish Nizar Ali Momin Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Rehman Siddiqui Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.4157

Abstract

Mask-Associated Dry Eye (MADE) has been showing a rising trend during COVID 19 pandemic. This phenomenon seems inevitable, as wearing a face mask is a requisite part of personal protective measures to suppress of the spread of virus. However, simple expeditious awareness among health care staff, including the general population, can decrease the incidence.

Keywords: Dry eye disease, COVID 19 Pandemic, Post-operative complications.

Published

2022-05-10

How to Cite

Momin, S. N. A., & Siddiqui, R. . (2022). Mask-associated dry-eye in COVID-19 pandemic: a case report and review of the literature. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 72(5), 981–982. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.4157

Issue

Section

Case Report