A 10-year-old boy presented with his parents with progressive swelling and erythema of his right eye after using a virtual reality headset. Within 30 to 45 minutes of taking off his new virtual reality headset, the area under his right eye had become progressively pruritic, warm to the touch, and edematous.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many important changes to modern medicine. While the world is adapting to new ways of life, medicine has been forced to deliver high-quality care while promoting and practicing social distancing. One aspect that has been transformed and propelled years into the future is the delivery of telemedicine.
In this article, Scott T. Vergano, MD, talks about 4 top papers you may have missed in September 2021, including high congenital syphilis case counts among infants, the effect of screen time on recovery from a concussion, and screening for anxiety in the pediatric population.
Jieyu Ding Featherstone, a PhD student at the University of California Davis, and colleagues conducted a study to better understand the discourse on social media about the flu vaccine during the 2017-2018 flu season. She answered our questions about their study here.