APAO COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Ophthalmic Practices

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of second and third waves in some countries, Prof. Dennis Lam, Editor-in-Chief of Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, and Prof. Clement Tham, APAO Secretary-General & CEO, formed a working group who have expertise in COVID-19 prevention to prepare a set of guidelines to help ophthalmologist colleagues continue their clinical practice safely and confidently.

The “APAO COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Ophthalmic Practices” are now published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology for public view. Please click here for free access.

Members of the Working Group:

Corresponding Authors:   

  • Prof. Dennis Lam
  • Prof. Clement Tham


  • Prof. Suber S. Huang
  • Prof. Paisan Ruamviboonsuk
  • Dr. Raymond L.M. Wong
  • Dr. Daniel S.W. Ting
  • Dr. Kelvin H. Wan
  • Dr. Kenny H.W. Lai
  • Dr. Chung-Nga Ko