An Introduction to COVID-19
On March 11th 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The impact on the medical community has been huge, not only on the front-line but also those navigating patient treatment during this unprecedented situation.
The touchOPHTHALMOLOGY expert faculty have been sharing their experiences and advice during this challenging time through video interviews and short articles
Expanding the Role of Povidone-iodine in a COVID-19 Era
US Ophthalmic Review. 2020;16(2): Online ahead of journal publication
The coronavirus pandemic has swept the globe, exposing healthcare systems trying to deal with this formidable public health crisis. Since the beginning of the outbreak, ophthalmologists have played a pivotal role. In China, they were among the first to recognize the emergence of the virus, and have sadly been counted as some of the earliest […]
Jesse Pelletier – The Role of Povidone-iodine in COVID-19
Jesse Pelletier (Ocean Ophthalmology Group, North Miami Beach, FL, USA) discusses the role of the antiseptic povidone-iodine (PVP-I), which is now routinely employed and will play a greater role in the future of healthcare, particularly in the COVID-19 era. Questions: 1. Tell us about infection control in your office during this pandemic and where povidone-iodine […]
Elizabeth Yeu, April 2020 – Impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmologists and their Clinical Practice
We caught up with our Editor-in-Chief, Elizabeth Yeu, to explore the impact COVID-19 is having on ophthalmologists and their clinical practice. We also discussed the current overall situation in the US and the effect it may have on the economy of the health service. Questions 1. Please could you summarise the current situation in the […]
Part 2: Jorge L. Alió – latest guidelines on clinical practice and the economical impact of COVID-19
Professor Jorge L. Alió (University of Alicante, Spain) joins touchOPHTHALMOLOGY to discuss his insights on the latest guidelines for ophthalmology practice in Spain, the current situation and the impact of the pandemic on the health economy. Watch Part 1 of the video interview here. Questions 1. How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the economy of […]
Part 1: Jorge L. Alió – latest guidelines on clinical practice and the economical impact of COVID-19
Professor Jorge L. Alió (University of Alicante, Spain) joins touchOPHTHALMOLOGY to discuss his insights on the latest guidelines for ophthalmology practice in Spain, the current situation and the impact of the pandemic on the health economy. Watch Part 2 of the video interview here. Questions 1. Please summarise the current situation in Spain and how […]
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