American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, UCLA Stein Eye and ...

By uclahealth • June 22, 2019

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes  join the American Academy of Ophthalmology in reminding ...

By uclahealth • December 19, 2018

According to a national survey released by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly two out of three American adults report having eye or vision ...

By uclahealth • September 13, 2018

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, the UCLA Stein ...

By uclahealth • June 11, 2018

On Aug. 21, 2017, millions of people in the U.S. will see day turn to night as a total solar eclipse passes over North ...

By uclahealth • August 10, 2017

Fireworks injuries cause approximately 10,000 visits to the emergency department each year, most of them involve children who suffer thousands of eye injuries.1 Though ...

By uclahealth • June 26, 2017

Studies show there is a gender gap in eye disease. Women are more likely than men to suffer from sight-threatening conditions such as age-related ...

By uclahealth • May 18, 2017

On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls, and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an ...

By uclahealth • March 28, 2017

Sunscreen is often the first thing people reach for in the summer when they go outside to enjoy the longer, warmer days. But when ...

By uclahealth • July 6, 2016

Perhaps you’ve sometimes seen annoying dark specks or ‘blobs’ dancing across your vision, and wondered what they were. These are often referred to as floaters ...

By • June 23, 2016