The impact of the COVID-19 shutdown on US pediatric ophthalmologists

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In recent months, the COVID-19 pandemic has threatened the financial viability of pediatric ophthalmology practices. To measure the economic impact, the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) Socio-economic Committee surveyed current US members at the peak of the COVID shutdown, in April 2020. With a robust response rate, the survey portrays that some pediatric ophthalmology practices are ominously strained, if not irreparably harmed.[Formula

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-194
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of AAPOS
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2020

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© 2020 American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Ophthalmology


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