Nearsightedness has gone up significantly due to looking at small digital screens for hours during the pandemic, according to UCLA ophthalmologists.
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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.
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in older age, and typically begins to affect adults who are 55 and older
Increased use of computer and smartphone screens during pandemic has led to rise in myopia, dry eye
Remote learning, other screen-based activities have led to a rise in myopia, doctors say
Tips for reducing eye strain among computer users
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. [...]
“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, [...]
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 [...]