The pandemic has reshaped ophthalmology practice, and since reopening retina specialists have been facing the challenge of combining good patient flow and safe infection control.

From the voice of top-tier retina specialist, best practices and lessons learned.

Topics:
  • Current situation and possible future scenarios
  • Changes in communication with patients to improve flow and reduce contact
  • Conjugating time-consuming protective measures and high-level disinfection with flow management
  • Changes in practice layout to improve flow and minimize contact
  • Changes in office time and visit schedules
  • The backlog of patients: are we back to near-normal routine?
  • Changes in the protocols for examination and treatment
  • Changes in treatment schedules
  • Upcoming changes and technology upgrades: teleconsultations, home monitoring, no-touch technologies