Study finds that special molecules, RGR opsin and retinol dehydrogenase-10, when exposed to light, is needed for constant vision during the daytime.
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The UCLA Center for World Health is charged with overseeing the International Physician Observership Program. For more information, including visa requirements and processing fees click below. Learn More >
Dr. Patricia Bath, the first female faculty member in ophthalmology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has died of complications from cancer. She was 76.
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For more than 40 years, the UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic has provided free eye care services and glasses for underserved communities in Los Angeles County. Learn More >
We are currently recruiting volunteers to assist the Support Group Preschool Vision Screening (PSVS) program. Early detection of treatable eye conditions can avoid countless school-age problems. How You Can Volunteer >
By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early enough.
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