September 15, 2023

Ricky Wang, who modernized the way clinicians check your vision, has set his sights on turning your phone into a medical multitool.

A young boy wears sunglasses while playing outside on a sunny day.
June 27, 2023

Today (June 27) is National Sunglasses Day.

A laser procedure is performed on a patient's eye. This procedure is an example of a service an ophthalmologist would provide.
March 22, 2023

The term “eye doctor” can apply to both optometrists and ophthalmologists, says UW Medicine Dr.

A researcher examines retina cells in a UW School of Medicine lab.
November 30, 2022

University of Washington School of Medicine researchers are taking a major step in their quest to regenerate damaged retinal cells, testing their method on human cells for the first time.

November 30, 2022

The advance creates hope for treating glaucoma and other neurodegenerative conditions in humans.

August 9, 2022

A new clinic features an eye and a sinus specialist collaborating on minimally invasive repairs for tear-duct obstruction, thyroid eye disease and orbital tumors.

Woman on her cell phone
June 26, 2019

Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun.

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August 8, 2018

Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug.

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