Study looks at slit lamp shield, face mask protection

Chief Optometric Editor Ben Casella, OD, FAAO, discusses a new study1 that examines the efficacy of slit lamp shields and face masks in protecting eyecare providers against COVID-19.


1. Ong SC, Bin Razali MA, Shaffiee L, Yap JX, Fei TTY, Loon SC, Koh V. Do Slit-Lamp Shields and Face Masks Protect Ophthalmologists amidst COVID-19? Ophthalmology.
2020 Jun 21. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.06.031 [Epub ahead of print]

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