Contact lens practice in the times of coronavirus Letter to the Editor

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Anna M. Ambroziak


The highly contagious virus SARS-CoV-2 that causes the serious respiratory disease COVID-19 has posed a tremendous challenge to our daily optometric and ophthalmologic contact lens practice.

The pandemic is still evolving. Its impact on public health has been significant and intensified and will result in significant economic and social changes. In the time of coronavirus, contactology is undoubtedly becoming more difficult. We should focus on both safety and the personalization of procedures and solutions that are offered to correct vision defects. Nevertheless, we should remember that ophthalmologic and optometric tests that are performed in accordance with epidemiological guidelines are not associated with a higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Ambroziak AM. Contact lens practice in the times of coronavirus. Ophthatherapy [Internet]. 2020Jun.30 [cited 2020Oct.21];7(2):155-60. Available from:
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