30 November 2020

Thank you for supporting patients throughout the pandemic

Optical bodies have grouped together to recognise the efforts of the optical profession to provide the best possible care for patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

We would like to thank our members and the wider profession for their hard work and continuing commitment to patient care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the letter we have signed, along with six other organisations here.

Related further reading

For the very last issue of Optometry in Practice, Professor Jonathan Jackson MCOptom reflects on the past two decades of the journal and its contribution to our learning.

This paper describes how viruses infect, reproduce and damage cells. Knowing this process is critical for understanding how to treat ocular viral infections.