COVID-19 Update #6
Survey on the impact of COVID-19 on global contact lens education
Thanks to all those who have already replied to the IACLE survey sent to all Educator Members on 12 May. The end of the month is the deadline for responses.
Please complete the survey before 31 May
The ocular surface, coronaviruses and COVID-19
A review by Willcox and co-authors published online in Clinical & Experimental Optometry evaluates evidence for the ocular surface as a route of infection with SARS-CoV-2.
COVID-19: The science and relevance to the eye
Might wearing contact lenses be protective against COVID-19 entering the ocular surface and airways? In the latest video lecture from the American Academy of Optometry, Professor Suzanne Fleiszig said this was just one of many questions as yet unanswered.
Weathering the COVID-19 storm
The May issue of Contact Lens Spectrum includes articles on strategies for managing contact lens practice during the pandemic, and how industry and practitioners are working together to help specialty lens wearers.