MASHABLE: Everything you need to know about contact lenses during the coronavirus pandemic

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A new peer-reviewed report by five prominent ocular scientists answers some of the most pressing concerns and questions you might have about eye care. Those experts include Lyndon Jones and Karen Walsh from the University of Waterloo in Canada, Mark Willcox from the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW, Sydney, and Jason Nichols from the University of Alabama, U.S., and Philip Morgan from the University of Manchester, UK.

The paper, published in Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, aims to reassure contact lens wearers with facts and advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Should you stop wearing contact lenses completely? If you become unwell, can you carry on wearing contacts? Do your glasses offer you any protection? Here's what the experts recommend.

Period14 Apr 2020

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Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • coronavirus
  • optometry
  • contact lenses