Is it safe to wear contact lenses during the coronavirus pandemic?

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, patients continue to look to doctors of optometry, their primary eye health care physicians, for accurate eye health and vision guidance. When it comes to contact lens wear, the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) and doctors of optometry want to reinforce that contact lenses are a safe and effective […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

There is an increasing number of confirmed cases of coronavirus across Nigerian cities and this situation is likely to get worse over the coming weeks and months. Guidance is now that everyone should be practising social distancing and wearing facemasks when in public spaces. The guidance around those with symptoms is that: If you live with […]

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work.  Do it all! What to do to keep yourself […]