The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) strongly recommends that all ophthalmologists provide only urgent or emergent patient care given the current coronavirus pandemic situation.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) has cancelled its annual meeting, scheduled for May 15-19 in Boston.
As the United States enters its first week of widespread school closures and restrictions on restaurants, bars and other businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic remakes daily life for millions of Americans, and ophthalmologists helping prevent the spread of the disease.
As COVID-19 continues to spread in the United States and internationally, the disease increasingly is becoming a cause for concern throughout the healthcare field, including the ophthalmology community. Several physicians discuss how it is impacting their practices.
With the cloud of COVID-19 looming large, the ARVO 2020 Annual Meeting has been cancelled, according to the organization.
With issues surrounding COVID-19, the cornoavirus, grabbing headlines across the country and around the globe, ophthalmologists must understand the risks to be informed and positioned to provide quality care for their patients.
As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread around the world, ophthalmologists can be at risk each time they see a patient who may be exhibiting symptoms of the disease.
Much attention these days is focused on the epidemic being caused by a novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.