Have you found it difficult to protect your practice and yourself from financial losses since the pandemic started?

Or perhaps you have been fine financially, but you’ve struggled in other ways: dealing with research project delays, burnout, anxiety, worrying for your family, friends, and your patients? Since March last year, we have published extensively on COVID-19-related issues. You can read pandemic diaries from our contributors here and here, and if you might like to share your experiences of working and living in the shadow of the virus, email edit@theophthalmologist.com. Until next time, Aleksandra Jones, Editor.

Breaking Point
02/02/2021 | Aditi Agarwal, Rajesh Sinha
Enter the Ocular Protection Index: the test beyond tear film breakup time
Crisis Management
01/29/2021 | David B. Mandell
What five financial steps should ophthalmologists take during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Two for One
01/26/2021 | Aleksandra Jones
LHON gene therapy injected into one eye causes significant vision improvement in both
Corneal Donation Going Strong
01/30/2021 | Aleksandra Jones
The German Society for Tissue Transplantation (DGFG) released its 2020 data, with high levels of donations maintained despite the pandemic
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