As ophthalmologists and optometrists begin to schedule patients again, you’re probably wondering if it’s safe to visit the office for an eye exam.
This recent article Is it Safe to Go to the Eye Doctor During COVID-19? offers good information on how eye doctors are protecting their patients, what you can do to protect yourself and others, and eye conditions that may be related to the COVID-19 virus. You’ll find links to the CDC, AOA, and AAO, and tips on how to get information when precautions vary from state to state. By calling your doctor’s office, you can ask if the paperwork can be filled out ahead of time rather than in the office and if they are pre-screening patients. Learning what you need to know now can help you decide when to schedule your next appointment.