Visiting your ophthalmologist for either routine eye care or an urgent need could be a source of stress during the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, ophthalmologists follow strict hygiene and disinfection guidelines like all medical professionals. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has just released an important document that outlines the procedures eye care professionals have installed to protect patients as well as steps individuals can take to stay safe during their in-person appointment.
Please take a few minutes to read the document by clicking one of the links below. Learn what to expect during your next appointment, and more importantly, how to stay safe.