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.

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.

Child wearing sunglasses playing on the beach
May 23, 2019

When it comes to sunglasses, who doesn't want to look cool? But look for ones that will protect your eyes from cataracts, macular degeneration, and other vision diseases.

March 31, 2018

A UW Medicine research effort to design therapeutic glasses that children can wear to try to prevent myopia is reported in this month's

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