Contact Lens Wear and Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance
In response COVID-19, public health organisations and government health officials are putting in place plans to ensure that people receive the right advice, care and support and that you have the best information, environment and equipment to do your job.
The BCLA have issued the two statements below, one for Eye Care Practitioners (ECPs) and the other for Consumers.
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The BCLA has launched a new campaign to #StopTheSteam and eliminate the dreaded ‘fogging’ experienced by spectacle wearers whilst donning a face covering.
With face masks and visors now forming part of our everyday attire, the issue of fogging has, for many, become a real problem – hampering their work and making life uncomfortable when carrying out simple tasks such as going into a shop.
But the solution could be as simple as making the switch from glasses to contact lenses, with the campaign urging anyone who currently wears spectacles to try lenses as an alternative. You can download the infographic by clicking on the image below.
EuroMContact - Tips on seeing clearly when wearing a mask (English)
EuroMContact - Tips on seeing clearly when wearing a mask (French)
EuroMContact - Tips on seeing clearly when wearing a mask (Spanish)
EuroMContact - Tips on seeing clearly when wearing a mask (Greek)