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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.
Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

CHOP celebrates EC approval of first and only gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease

CHOP celebrates EC approval of first and only gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease

Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi announce launch of new collaborative asthma study

Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi announce launch of new collaborative asthma study

Electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb can provide sense of smell, research shows

Electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb can provide sense of smell, research shows

Trial results show minimally invasive retinal detachment improves outcomes in patients

Trial results show minimally invasive retinal detachment improves outcomes in patients

AI and Big Data enable better diagnosis, personalized treatment of eye diseases

AI and Big Data enable better diagnosis, personalized treatment of eye diseases

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

Breakthrough technology offers new hope to people with glaucoma, retinitis and macular degeneration

Breakthrough technology offers new hope to people with glaucoma, retinitis and macular degeneration

Study evaluates second-hand marijuana smoke exposure among children

Study evaluates second-hand marijuana smoke exposure among children

Researchers develop tool that speeds up analysis and publication of biomedical data

Researchers develop tool that speeds up analysis and publication of biomedical data

Chronic dry eye can slow reading rate and disrupt day to day tasks

Chronic dry eye can slow reading rate and disrupt day to day tasks

Calcified nodules in the retina increase risk for progression to late stages of AMD

Calcified nodules in the retina increase risk for progression to late stages of AMD

NEI investigators combine two imaging modalities to view the retina in unprecedented detail

NEI investigators combine two imaging modalities to view the retina in unprecedented detail

Seeking ways to prevent 'secondary cataracts'

Seeking ways to prevent 'secondary cataracts'

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

KE Eye Centers offer new solution for patients with myopia and astigmatism

Scientists identify ancient light-sensing mechanism in modern mouse retinal cells

Scientists identify ancient light-sensing mechanism in modern mouse retinal cells

Common glaucoma tests can underestimate severity of the condition

Common glaucoma tests can underestimate severity of the condition

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Free resource provides correct information about corneal dystrophies

Free resource provides correct information about corneal dystrophies