COVID-19 and contact lens wear: What ODs and patients need to know

March 17, 2020

Contact lens experts offer sound advice to practitioners and patients about novel coronavirus 2019 and contact lens wear.

Contact lens experts offer sound advice to practitioners and patients about novel coronavirus 2019 and contact lens wear.

Lyndon Jones, BSc, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, FIACLE, FBCLA, director of the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo (Canada); Philip Morgan, BSc, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA, director of Eurolens Research at The University of Manchester (United Kingdom); and Jason Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, associate vice president research and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (United States) advise eyecare professionals and consumers to heed sound, evidence-based practices.

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