COVID-19 and the eye

Should ophthlamologists be wearing a mask in clinic? Does the slit-lamp shield provide adequate protection? How to continue research work during the COVID-19 pandemic? These are important questions many of us ask on a daily basis. This Eye collection will focus on the latest evidence and impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmology practice. Several articles in this issue will discuss the latest understanding of ocular involvement by coronavirus and the risk of transmission through ocular tissue and tears. Ophthalmologists from different parts of the world including the UK, France, Italy and Asia will share their experiences regarding how their practices have had to reorganize to the evolving situation. Read this informative COVID and the Eye Edition, and you will learn practical tips on how to adapt your daily practice to this challenging crisis.