Guest Column

Dr Bala Ambati

Dr Bala Ambati

He practises ophthalmology at University of Utah's Moran Eye Center. Ambati may be reached at and his website is


An eye on screen time

Eye strain caused by digital screens, called computer vision syndrome by doctors, has dramatically...

By Dr Bala Ambati March 13, 2016

A close look at myopia

Myopia or nearsightedness has become more common throughout the world, particularly in urban Asia. It...

By Dr Bala Ambati February 14, 2016

Foresight for her sight

Around the world, about two-third of blindness and visual impairment occur in women. More than...

By Dr Bala Ambati January 24, 2016

Bright future in sight

At the recent 2015 INK (Innovation and Knowledge) summit in Mumbai, I had the privilege of sharing my...

By Dr Bala Ambati December 20, 2015

Clear vision, lifelong

In my practice, I see patients of all ages who would like to be free from glasses or contact lenses....

By Dr Bala Ambati October 11, 2015

A true visionary

“Dreams transform into thoughts, and thoughts result in action.”It was with deep sadness that I...

By Dr Bala Ambati September 27, 2015

Sugar, high BP no eye candy

The eye is the only part on the exterior of the body where a physician can view the nerves and blood...

By Dr Bala Ambati August 30, 2015

Eye on the plate

Vision is precious to each of us, yet all too often we take this queen of the senses for granted. Some...

By Dr Bala Ambati July 12, 2015