Transient Myopic Shift and Coronavirus Disease-2019: A Case Report

*Corresponding author: Majd Haddam, Ghina El-Chakik* and Rania Warrak


Since the emergence of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) and its declaration as a global pandemic, multiple ophthalmic manifestations secondary to this infection have been reported, ranging from conjunctivitis to more serious and vision impairing manifestations. In this case report, we present a case of transient myopic shift observed after COVID-19 infection, in an ophthalmology specialty hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, with a discussion of the possible causes based on literature review.

COVID-19; SARS-COV-2; Pandemic.