Items Tagged ‘eye trauma’

Early detection critical to treating glaucoma

January 24, 2018

Early detection critical to treating glaucoma

By uclahealth uclahealth

Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss worldwide. It affects more than 3 million people in the United States — nearly half of whom are unaware they have the disease. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, the UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes and the American Academy of Ophthalmology are reminding the public […]

View full entry

Tags: blindness, comprehensive eye exam, corneas, detection, diabetes, eye drops, eye exam, eye injury, eye trauma, farsighted, glaucoma, high blood pressure


Spike in eye injuries from toy guns prompts holiday caution

December 12, 2016

Spike in eye injuries from toy guns prompts holiday caution

By uclahealth uclahealth

With the holiday toy-shopping frenzy in full swing, chances are there’s a lucky kid or two on your gift list. Of course, you want to pick out something enjoyable. But some toys may pose a serious threat of eye injury to children, especially toy guns. The UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes and the […]

View full entry

Tags: airsoft guns, BB guns, blindness, cornea, emergency rooms, eye trauma, hyphema, ophthalmology, opthalmology, paintball guns, protective eyewear, retinal detachment