Eye protection for patients with COVID-19 undergoing prolonged prone-position ventilation

What The Study Did: Researchers report two cases of ophthalmic clinical examination findings in patients who underwent prolonged prone positioning in the intensive care unit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: Howard D. Pomeranz, M.D., Ph.D., of Northwell Health in Great Neck, New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.4988)

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