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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.
Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Specialized microscope for diagnosing and treating disease without cutting the skin

Specialized microscope for diagnosing and treating disease without cutting the skin

Early clinical trial of new treatment for severe dry eye disease shows promising results

Early clinical trial of new treatment for severe dry eye disease shows promising results

Study shows high incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus among older adults

Study shows high incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus among older adults

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

BUSM receives $4.9 million MLSC grant to accelerate development of new brain imaging techniques

BUSM receives $4.9 million MLSC grant to accelerate development of new brain imaging techniques

USC Norris study focuses on reducing financial barriers to clinical trial enrollment

USC Norris study focuses on reducing financial barriers to clinical trial enrollment

Study finds significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus

Study finds significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

UCI discovery may lead to mitigation of side effects caused by erectile dysfunction drugs

UCI discovery may lead to mitigation of side effects caused by erectile dysfunction drugs

Vascular changes in the eye reveal early cognitive impairment

Vascular changes in the eye reveal early cognitive impairment

Developing imaging techniques for early detection of eye and brain diseases

Developing imaging techniques for early detection of eye and brain diseases

Researchers receive grants to study genetics of contact-lens wearers with and without MK

Researchers receive grants to study genetics of contact-lens wearers with and without MK

New Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health launched at Mount Sinai

New Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health launched at Mount Sinai

New technique measures frequency of sounds emitted from biological structures

New technique measures frequency of sounds emitted from biological structures