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COVID-19 mutations: A more efficient virus

July 10, 2020

While the spikes that are characteristic of COVID-19 are well-documented, researchers have detected a subtle change from the onset of the pandemic in January to May, when the virus ultimately engulfed New York City.

Strategies for coping with physician depression during COVID-19

July 07, 2020

Medical practitioners face emotional burden, other hurdles from pandemic

AMA, AHA, ANA issue open letter urging Americans to wear masks to slow spread of coronavirus

July 06, 2020

The American Medical Association, American Hospital Association and American Nurses Association on Monday urged Americans to wear a mask and practice social distancing in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Getting it right: There is no magic bullet for IOL calculations

July 06, 2020

Patient expectations continue to push clinicians to look at optimal ways to arrive at the best IOLs.

Getting a grip on the coronavirus Down Under

July 02, 2020

In Australia, residents of suburbs of the city of Melbourne that are considered COVID-19 hot spots are being visited in their homes by authorities

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth patient satisfaction high, could drive future access

July 01, 2020

In a new survey by medical software provider Kyruus, nearly three quarters had tried virtual care during the COVID-19 pandemic and more than 75 percent said they were very or completely satisfied with their experience.

Could pandemic impact well-being of ophthalmologists?

June 30, 2020

A survey from The Larry A. Greene Center and the Primary Care Collaborative found that the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the well-being of physicians.

COVID-19: Should ophthalmologists prepare for a second surge?

June 28, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control, coronavirus cases are on the rise in at least 32 states, and many of these states are also seeing increasing hospitalizations. These numbers are raising a red flag among ophthalmologists.

Tweaks made to CDC COVID-19 symptom list

June 26, 2020

The CDC has updated the COVID-19 symptom list to include congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

COVID-19: As patients avoid appointments, vision may be in jeopardy

June 26, 2020

A report out of the United Kingdom revealed more than a 70% reduction in new referrals and a high rate of missed appointments due to the coronavirus, raising red flags for U.S. ophthalmologists.

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