APJO COVID-19 FAQs

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7.1 Resource Centers and Guidelines: WHO, AAO, RCOphth, RANZCO

It is important to take special and proper precautions in ophthalmic practices, due to the below risks:

Close proximity of patients and doctors during eye examination

Potential aerosol or droplets from “air puff” tonometry

Reported conjunctivitis in COVID-19 patients

The presence of SARS-CoV-2 in tears/conjunctival secretions

Eye centers could harbor asymptomatic patients with COVID-19

The recommendations from AAO, RCOpth (UK) and RANZCO can be accessed below for your perusal:

1. World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO

2. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

AAO

3. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

RCOphth

4. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)

RANZCO