Table 1 Changes of ophthalmology training during COVID-19 pandemic.

From: Reshaping ophthalmology training after COVID-19 pandemic

Question Residents n (%) Fellows n (%)
Have you been redeployed due to COVID-19 pandemic?   
 Yes 115 (27.78) 13 (14.44)
 No 295 (71.26) 76 (84.44)
On average, how many days per week have you worked in your ophthalmology department in the last 2 months? 2.81 ± 1.73 3.24 ± 1.85
How much has your clinical activity decreased?   
 <25% 51 (12.32) 8 (8.89)
 25–50% 46 (11.11) 13 (14.44)
 50–75% 89 (21.49) 31 (34.44)
 >75% 193 (46.62) 27 (30)
 100% 34 (8.21) 11 (12.22)
Do you feel confident with telephone consultations?   
 Yes 180 (43.48) 52 (57.78)
 No 230 (55.56) 37 (41.11)
Are you performing any virtual clinic/telemedicine?   
 Yes 141 (34.06) 40 (44.44)
 No 269 (64.97) 50 (55.56)
How much has your surgical activity decreased?   
 <25% 61 (14.73) 10 (11.11)
 25–50% 14 (3.38) 6 (6.67)
 50–75% 15 (3.62) 7 (7.78)
 >75% 97 (23.43) 28 (31.11)
 100% 213 (51.45) 38 (42.22)
How many surgeries did you perform in the last 2 months? 2.22 ± 5.67 7.92 ± 15.6
According to your training, do you feel that there is any surgical procedure that you are not able to carry out anymore on regular basis? (choose one or more)   
 Intravitreal injection 70 (16.91) 5 (5.56)
 Cataract surgery 220 (53.14) 31 (34.44)
 Filtering surgeries 128 (30.92) 9 (10)
 Macular surgery 122 (29.47) 12 (13.33)
 Retinal detachment repair 108 (26.08) 10 (11.11)
 Squint surgeries 128 (30.92) 8 (8.89)
 Dacryocystorhinostomy 137 (33.09) 6 (6.67)
 Eyelid position repair 141 (34.06) 5 (5.56)
 Other 2 (0.48) 5 (5.56)
In your hospital is there any simulation-based tool available for surgical training?   
 Yes 182 (43.96) 44 (48.89)
 No 232 (56.04) 46 (51.11)
Have you experienced any gap in the didactic teaching?   
 Yes 232 (56.04) 47 (52.22)
 No 181 (43.72) 43 (47.78)
Are you attending any web-based teaching regularly?   
 Yes 278 (67.15) 63 (70)
 No 134 (32.37) 27 (30)