Restoring Dim-Light Vision in Dogs

Berkeley researchers have helped develop a gene therapy that restores dim-light vision in dogs with a congenital form of night blindness, offering hope for treating a similar condition in people.

A samoyed dog.

Taking On Sjögren’s

An innovative approach to treating a complicated and elusive disease.

Two doctors examining a patient at Sjogren's Clinic.

Faculty Assist Vaccination Efforts

Berkeley Optometry’s faculty assisted in the effort to vaccinate students, staff and faculty across campus.

Doctor in gloves making an injection into an older female patient's arm.

Wertheim Foundation pledges $50 million to Berkeley Optometry

This transformational commitment constitutes the lead gift for a 10-year, $100 million investment.

Nicole and Herbert Wertheim.

We Support the Vaccine Mandate

As a primary health care profession, Berkeley Optometry supports UC’s policy of mandatory vaccination.

Marlena Chu.

The Promise of Optogenetics

Using a technique called optogenetics, scientists partially restored a blind person’s sight.

Two researchers in gloves holding a petri dish filled with pink liquid.

Refractive Surgery Center Voted Best in the East Bay

Berkeley Optometry has been voted “Best LASIK Eye Surgery” by readers of the East Bay Express!

East Bay Express Winner.

Now Offering New Innovative Contact Lens Technology

Berkeley Optometry is now offering the EyePrint impression process for creating specialized contact lenses for patients that require a custom fit.

Graphic of New Innovative CL Tech.

Vaccines Underway for Clinical Faculty and Students

We are pleased to announce that our clinical faculty and students have been receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations!

Berkeley Optometry Community holding up Vaccine Cards.

Eye exams that can tell you about your health

“The eye is a magical place…it can really be a window into your brain health.”

Researcher looking at a computer screen.