Eyeglasses and COVID-19

JAMA Ophthalmology

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Media advisory: The full study and commentary are linked to this news release.

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What The Study Did: Researchers in this observational study examined the association between wearing eyeglasses daily and susceptibility to COVID-19.

Authors: Yiping Wei, M.D., Ph.D., and Jianjun Xu, M.D., Ph.D., of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University in Nanchang, China, are the corresponding authors.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.3906)

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