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Ophthalmology is the specialized field of medicine that focuses on the health of the eye. It includes the anatomy, physiology and diseases that may affect the eye. Historically, the science of ophthalmology encompassed all aspects of visual function, both in health and in illness. Additionally, ophthalmology also includes animal eyes as ocular function and optic diseases are similar among humans and animals.
Researchers report unusually high levels of herpesvirus in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease

Researchers report unusually high levels of herpesvirus in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Microglia play  protective role in response to retinal detachment, shows study

Microglia play protective role in response to retinal detachment, shows study

Study finds elevated risk of congenital defects in lithium-exposed infants

Study finds elevated risk of congenital defects in lithium-exposed infants

Researchers identify 161 genetic factors for myopia

Researchers identify 161 genetic factors for myopia

Specific impairments within six large-scale brain networks linked to drug addiction behaviors

Specific impairments within six large-scale brain networks linked to drug addiction behaviors

Novel microscope technology offers images of the brain with 4K resolution and 3D visualization

Novel microscope technology offers images of the brain with 4K resolution and 3D visualization

Study reveals 133 genetic variants that may improve risk prediction for glaucoma

Study reveals 133 genetic variants that may improve risk prediction for glaucoma

Zinc and copper metabolism in baby teeth may help predict ASD risk

Zinc and copper metabolism in baby teeth may help predict ASD risk

Columbia researchers develop new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision

Columbia researchers develop new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision

New non-invasive approach could permanently correct vision

New non-invasive approach could permanently correct vision

Researchers seek new approaches to better protect the eye from glaucoma

Researchers seek new approaches to better protect the eye from glaucoma

Study shows lack of follow-up care for patients with concussion

Study shows lack of follow-up care for patients with concussion

Researchers identify novel epigenetic mutations as cause of neurodevelopmental, congenital disorders

Researchers identify novel epigenetic mutations as cause of neurodevelopmental, congenital disorders

PanOptica doses first patient in Phase 1/2 dose-ranging clinical trial of PAN-90806

PanOptica doses first patient in Phase 1/2 dose-ranging clinical trial of PAN-90806

Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom join to provide comprehensive solutions for primary diabetes care

Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom join to provide comprehensive solutions for primary diabetes care

Study provides new clues to how Ebola virus causes damage in the retina

Study provides new clues to how Ebola virus causes damage in the retina

Lack of insurance exposes blind spots in vision care

Lack of insurance exposes blind spots in vision care