ophthalmology

Angie Karalis Johnson and Russ Van Gelder tour the Karalis Johnson Retina Center
January 8, 2019

The Karalis Johnson Retina Center opened at UW Medicine’s South Lake Union campus in 5,000-plus square feet of space.

January 8, 2019

Angie Karalis Johnson has a dream that a cure for the progressive eye disease known as age-related macular degeneration will one day happen because of research advances at UW Medicine.

November 14, 2018

Many babies born prematurely grow up to be healthy, happy kids. But those who weigh below 2 ¾ pounds at birth could have problems seeing well. This is something Michelle T.

Woman wearing a cosmetic contact lens
October 24, 2018

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.

August 8, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is difficult to diagnose as well as treat,  but researchers now have a promising new screening tool using the window to the brain:  the eye.

Kayla Radovich
January 18, 2018

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.

August 17, 2017

If you plan on watching the total solar eclipse on August 21, you are not alone: An estimated 1 million people (including me) will flock to Oregon, not to me

A study of people’s sensations from light striking single cones in the eye’s retina is making scientists rethink how we see the world.

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