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Nearsightedness has gone up significantly due to looking at small digital screens for hours during the pandemic, according to UCLA ophthalmologists.

By uclahealth • August 23, 2022

A surgeon, community advocate, researcher, and leader, Dr. Coleman brings passion for patient care to directorship of renowned eye center

By uclahealth • August 8, 2022

You don’t have to sacrifice style when choosing the best sunglasses for your eye health. But you should know what to look for when it comes to UV protection.

By uclahealth • July 26, 2022

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in older age, and typically begins to affect adults who are 55 and older

By Ask the Doctors • June 10, 2022

Increased use of computer and smartphone screens during pandemic has led to rise in myopia, dry eye

By uclahealth • July 21, 2021

Remote learning, other screen-based activities have led to a rise in myopia, doctors say

By uclahealth • May 21, 2021

Tips for reducing eye strain among computer users

By uclahealth • November 5, 2020

Dear Doctor: My eye doctor says I have something called “drusen” on top of my retina. I’ve read that this is connected to macular degeneration, and I’m worried. Can you please explain more about it? Dear Reader: The term “drusen” is the plural of the German word “druse,” which means node. [...]

By Ask the Doctors • September 11, 2020

“The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic is a community outreach program that we have developed with Care Harbor over the years,” explains Bartly Mondino, MD, chair of the UCLA Department of Ophthalmology and director of the UCLA Stein Eye Institute. “We have a number of volunteers, including ophthalmologists, optometrists, technicians, [...]

By uclahealth • November 21, 2019

Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays are bad for the skin. But did you know that too much sun on unprotected eyes increases the risk of eye diseases? This summer, the UCLA Stein [...]

By uclahealth • July 18, 2019