Insights for 5-21-20

"Optometrists filled an extremely important role in the early days of the crisis by providing emergency eyecare services to people, which kept them out of emergency rooms and other health care offices where the possibility of encountering the coronavirus was much, much higher. Now it’s time to reintroduce regular eyecare services in a safe, smart manner, because people need to see well in order to live well."

Dr. Mario Contaldi, president of the Texas Optometric Association (TOA), in a statement the association issued and posted earlier this week on its Facebook page