Comm Eye Health South Asia Vol. 33 No. 109 2020. Published online 04 June, 2020

COVID-19 and eye services

A healthcare worker takes a patient's temperature to screen for COVID-19 before he enters the eye hospital. INDIA © Aravind Eye Care Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on people, communities and economies, including health care and eye care, globally. Seeing this scenario, in this special issue, we offer guidance and practical advice on adapting eye services, deciding which patients to see, personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning & disinfection. Learn and be inspired by case studies from eye health professionals around the world, and update yourself on the latest evidence about the disease and the virus causing it.