Monkeypox and the Eyes: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about Monkeypox and the eyes! To learn more about what eye drops may help with monkeypox conjunctivitis symptoms – watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrmpLwR7vt4&list=PLzi60fSuOmPAU8NkogO5FURGbVH3tgZR-&index=1

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In June 2022, the WHO declared Monkeypox a world health emergency with increased case numbers showing up in several countries including the USA. With some states such California, Illinois and New York declaring a state of emergency over the disease. As Monkeypox cases are rising, it is good to know the common monkeypox symptoms including how monkeypox affects the eyes.

I have heard several news sources talk about how monkeypox can cause blindness. But CAN monkeypox cause blindness? In this video we review how monkeypox affects the eyes and what you need to know if you or a loved one gets monkeypox.

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0:00 Monkeypox and the Eyes
0:52 What is Monkeypox
1:24 Monkeypox Symptoms
2:01 How does monkeypox affect the eye
2:20 Monkeypox Conjunctivitis
2:51 Monkepox eye symptoms
3:06 Monkeypox Blindness
4:09 Who to see if you have pink eye
4:55 Monkeypox Conjunctivitis Treatment
6:18 Question of the Day
6:38 Medical Words of Wisdom

About This Video:
Can monkeypox cause blindness? In this video we review how monkeypox affects the eyes and what you need to know if you or a loved one gets monkeypox. At this time, the published literature reports that about 20-25% of monkeypox cases may present with conjunctivitis (pink eye). While pink eye from monkeypox is a possibility, thankfully it is often limited and may not require extensive treatment. Either way, if you are developing monkeypox eyelid blisters or any other signs of monkeypox conjunctivitis, best to consult a local eye care professional.

Disclaimer: This video is not intended to provide diagnosis, treatment or medical advice. Content provided on this Youtube channel is for informational purposes only. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. Information on this Youtube channel should not be considered as a substitute for advice from a healthcare professional.

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