Regarding CDC Masking Guidelines Issued 5/13/2021
Urgent Care walk in is open in the Jules Stein Building during this time and seeing TRULY URGENT patients. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. They are limited in staff so patients may be turned away if capacity is reached. Faculty offices are open for patients with urgent problems and those who are in the postoperative phase of care. UCLA hospitals and clinics will remain open and fully operational; more information is available on UCLA Health’s website.
To protect you, other patients and our staff, visitors with fever, chills, cough, runny nose, sore throat or body aches should not visit at this time as they put you and our other patients at higher risk of infection. Add California COVID notify to your smart phone.vaccination progress dashboard.
On May 10, the Food and Drug Administration authorized use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds. Two days later, the CDC and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health gave the vaccine the green light for this age group, and UCLA Health and other local sites began distributing it on May 13. See below for instructions on how to schedule this appointment.
Children are susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems such as injury, infection and increased nearsightedness. The American Academy of Ophthalmology provides information to the public that can help protect and preserve a child’s eye health for life.
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Mark Sennet, a UCLA Stein Eye Institute patient and celebrity photographer, regained his eyesight after cataract surgery performed by his eye surgeon, Mitra Nejad, MD.
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UCLA Stein Eye Institute mourns the death of executive, philanthropist, and community leader, Gerald H. “Jerry” Oppenheimer who died peacefully surrounded by friends and family on May 4, 2021. He was 98.
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