The Pandemic of COVID-19 and the Use of Contact Lenses

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Aristeidis Chandrinos
Dorotheos-Dimitrios Tzamouranis


This review aims to make clear that applying contact lenses is not a risk factor for infection by coronavirus when the users follow the rules of personal hygiene. In December 2019, a coronavirus (CoV) epidemic broke out in China, causing severe acute respiratory syndrome. Today it has become a pandemic of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). In today's patient care environment, physicians and their primary care staff are responsible for ensuring that all guidelines and requirements for the care of all patients are strictly adhered to.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV, contact lenses, pandemic, infection, safety.

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Chandrinos, A., & Tzamouranis, D.-D. (2020). The Pandemic of COVID-19 and the Use of Contact Lenses. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Ophthalmology, 3(1), 24-30. Retrieved from
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