COVID-19 Update #1
A NEW RESOURCE FROM IACLE
The effects of the global outbreak of the Coronavirus disease COVID-19 continue to be felt around the world. In these challenging times, IACLE is here to help you keep up to date with the latest developments
From this week we are introducing a dedicated web page bringing together useful links and references on COVID-19 and contact lenses, and COVID-19 Updates sent directly to your mailbox. Below is a roundup of information and resources we have delivered to our members – and educators more widely – over the past two months. Please follow the links to learn more and look out for our regular updates over the coming weeks
IACLE Position Statement on COVID-19
Our position statement on COVID-19 and contact lenses summarizes the key points to consider and measures for wearers and clinicians to adopt during the pandemic.
Free online resources for all educators
The IACLE Case Reports Series is now in the Free Resources area of our website, along with the 2013 version of the IACLE Contact Lens Course for use as a student aid.
Narrated lectures on building successful practice
Educators worldwide took part in our series of live daily lectures on the Zoom platform. Recorded versions are on our website for members to use with their students.
How contact lens education is adapting
Educational institutions are having to adapt to serve the needs of their students during the pandemic, as our members around the world are reporting.
Research Update: Contact lens practice in the time of COVID-19
FIACLE Dr Fabrizio Zeri and IACLE President Dr Shehzad Naroo describe measures to adopt in contact lens practice in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 protections for contact lens wearers
FIACLE Professor Lyndon Jones, IACLE Vice President Professor Philip Morgan and Professor Jason Nichols reply to misinformation on contact lens use during the pandemic.
Global Meetings & Events
Find new dates for 2020 meetings that have been postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.