American Academy of Ophthalmology

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 ...

By uclahealth • July 18, 2019

Age-related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide. By 2050, it is expected ...

By uclahealth • February 12, 2018

It’s back-to-school time and as parents tick off their long list of school to-dos, ophthalmologists are reminding moms and dads not to neglect one ...

By uclahealth • September 20, 2017

Ophthalmologists Encourage Making Your Eyes Part of a Healthy Aging Strategy According to a national survey released by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, ...

By uclahealth • September 14, 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

Sports-related eye injuries cause an estimated 100,000 doctor visits each year. Yet, most of these injuries can be prevented by wearing eye protection. In ...

By uclahealth • April 19, 2017

With back-to-school time approaching, parents will be scrambling to buy new supplies and clothes for their children. As they check off their list of ...

By uclahealth • August 17, 2016