Study: People who wear glasses less likely to contract COVID-19

A new study found that people who wear glasses at least eight hours a day are less likely to contract COVID-19 because they don't touch their eyes as much.

News 12 Staff

Feb 24, 2021, 11:14 PM

Updated 1,235 days ago

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A new study found that people who wear glasses at least eight hours a day are less likely to contract COVID-19 because they don't touch their eyes as much.
Researchers found that COVID-19 can spread through membranes in your eyes.
A study from September also found people who wear glasses for an extended period of time may also be less susceptible to coronavirus.
There's a theory that glasses protect your eyes from the airborne virus the same way a mask protects your nose.


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