Items Tagged ‘cataract surgery’

April 1, 2019

Patient’s cataracts removed so he can see a brighter future

By uclahealth uclahealth

Things are looking up for Steve Richards thanks to a Jules Stein eye surgeon who helped restore his vision Steve, a 46-year-old accountant, had been plagued by a series of health problems that had him hospitalized for several months. Along the way, he suffered retinal tears in both eyes, which, though repaired, caused fast-growing cataracts […]

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Tags: cataract, cataract surgery, Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner, eye, featured, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA Stein Eye Institute, vision


March 23, 2017

Story about more than one doctor

By liz1 liz1

I’ve been part of the UCLA system for only 4 or 5 years, and have had Medicare plus United Healthcare (and now Medicare plus Scan) but in that time, I’ve had two hip replacements, cataract surgery, and several regular physician visits. I interviewed my Primary Care Physician before signing on, and found her to be […]

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Tags: cataract, cataract surgery, Doctors Day, hip replacement, patient stories, primary care, UCLA Health


3 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts

June 3, 2016

3 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts

By uclahealth uclahealth

About 25 million people in the U.S. have cataracts, a degenerative eye condition that causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision. This June, the UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes join the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in observing Cataract Awareness Month by offering three essential tips to reduce the risk of developing cataracts. As […]

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Tags: artificial lens, blurriness, cataract surgery, cataracts, clouded lens, degenerative eye condition, diabetes, eye injuries, high blood pressure, intraocular lens, ophthalmology, UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes