August 19, 2020

Screen Time Smarts

Between working, striving to maintain routines and staying social, most of us are spending more time with our digital devices than ever. As school ramps up for the year in a largely online environment, kids and teens are no exception. Along with a different take on education, this approach to learning is introducing something else…

COVID-19, Ophthalmology
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January 7, 2020

True Blue: Is Blue Light Really Bad for Eyes?

Blue light is a color-tinged form of light that comes from many sources, including sunlight. With that said, in day-to-day life, it’s everywhere. But recently, you may have noticed increased attention on the blue light that comes from our beloved digital devices — think smartphones, tablets, TVs, computers and e-readers — and its potential to…

Ophthalmology
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December 2, 2019

Sun Smarts: Protect Your Kids’ Eyes from Winter Rays

Many of us think of summer as primetime for ultraviolet light, the skin-burning, eye-damaging form of electromagnetic radiation the sun emits. But especially in places like sunny Southern California, UV rays don’t stop in their tracks just because the season changes, caution Shagun Bhatia, MD, MSCR, and Kim Duong, OD, MS, MPH, FAAO, physicians within…

Ophthalmology, Safety
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August 29, 2019

All About Kids’ Eye Health

Our eyes play a major role in how we experience the world around us, making their health … well, pretty darn important. For kids, starting eye exams at an early age can help pinpoint vision problems or eye conditions before they cause more significant issues, and support overall well-being. So, when should a child receive…

Ophthalmology
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