Several years before Neda Gioia, OD, FOWNS, opened her practice Integrative Vision in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, she was living in Seattle, Washington, and battling symptoms of her not-yet-diagnosed condition of trigeminal neuralgia.
Your patients and the public become worried when they read about ocular manifestations of COVID-19 or advice that contact lenses should be avoided. The conversative approach is understandable, but don't lose sight of the evidence.
As of March 31, governors in 30 states and the mayor of Washington, DC, had issued stay-at-home orders. Those orders and the rapid escalation of COVID-19 cases have contributed to anxiety and stress for ECPs. Here are the results of the 4th Jobson Optical Research survey.