Dr. Vinitkumar Kamble
Abstract: The pandemic of 2019 novel corona virus disease also called as COVID 19 was started from Wuhan city of China. The outbreak mostly from Wuhan research virological lab. According to World Health Organization (WHO) report, in IndiaCOVID-19 was reported first time on January 30, 2020. Total infected cases worldwide were 8,16,15,324 with total death worldwide 1,781,396 till 29 Dec 2020. (Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID-19. Live World Map/Count/ You Tube) According to WHO report the pandemic affects mostly from people of United states of America, India, Brazil and Russia. In the following article we discuss briefly the role of ophthalmologist, how to prevent transmission, different ophthalmic manifestations, investigation of choice, primordialas well as primary prevention in this pandemic era.
Keywords: COVID-19, MERS, Ophthalmologist, Pandemic, PCR, PPE, SARS, WHO