(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters) Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.
A recent PLOS One study of 10,000 schoolchildren in India shows that children who spend seven hours a week on screens triple their risk of myopia or nearsightedness -- not being able to see far away...
Veterans Day is a time to honor the men and women who have served our country. Niten Singh and Ben Starnes, UW Medicine vascular surgeons, were deployed multiple times over 30 years of collective...
Cosmetic contact lenses that make your eyes seem to be a different color or add another visual effect are growing in popularity for Halloween costumes. Nonetheless, if you haven't talked to an eye...
The Karalis Johnson Retina Center opened at UW Medicine’s South Lake Union campus in 5,000-plus square feet of space. Angie Karalis Johnson is the widow of Dr. Roger H. Johnson, a clinical professor...
Researchers said the wavelengths at sunrise and sunset have the biggest impact to brain centers that regulate our circadian clock and our mood and alertness. Their study was published Feb. 20 in...
Nearsightedness, or myopia, affects billions of people worldwide. Jay Neitz, professor of ophthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains that this is a byproduct of the...
Harborview Medical Center has set up a voter registration kiosk it its emergency department. Harborview, located near downtown Seattle, has a mission to care for underserved and vulnerable...