The term “eye doctor” can apply to both optometrists and ophthalmologists, says UW Medicine Dr.
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.
The NIH program aims to develop model datasets that medical scientists can broadly explore with artificial intelligence algorithms.
Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Results reported in JAMA Internal Medicine associate cataract surgery with 30% lower risk of dementia in aging population.
Finding helps explain how baseball players can connect with a 100-mph fastball and how the rest of us manage everyday tasks.
UW Medicine ophthalmologist and cornea specialist Michele Lee on artificial tears, goggles and staying indoors.
Researchers are able to visualize the retina's function at the cellular level, which will help accelerate cures for blinding diseases.
Nearsightedness, or myopia, affects billions of people worldwide.
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 Current Biology.