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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.
Advanced imaging reveals hidden vision loss in AMD

Advanced imaging reveals hidden vision loss in AMD

New gene editing technique offers hope for millions

New gene editing technique offers hope for millions

Semaglutide linked to increased risk of severe eye condition NAION in new study

Semaglutide linked to increased risk of severe eye condition NAION in new study

Case Western Reserve University receives $1.5M grant for oral drug trial to prevent blindness in RP patients

Case Western Reserve University receives $1.5M grant for oral drug trial to prevent blindness in RP patients

Study hints at a promising approach for treating wet age-related macular degeneration

Study hints at a promising approach for treating wet age-related macular degeneration

Researchers characterize thalamic and cortical neurons that respond to stimulation of the ocular surface

Researchers characterize thalamic and cortical neurons that respond to stimulation of the ocular surface

Increasing levels of key protein may prevent macular degeneration progression

Increasing levels of key protein may prevent macular degeneration progression

New bilateral gene therapy shows promising results in treating genetic hearing loss

New bilateral gene therapy shows promising results in treating genetic hearing loss

New point-of-care test revolutionizes toxoplasmosis screening

New point-of-care test revolutionizes toxoplasmosis screening

Exonate appoints Dr Rafiq Hasan as Non-Executive Director

Exonate appoints Dr Rafiq Hasan as Non-Executive Director

FDA urged to relax decades-old tissue donation restrictions for gay and bisexual men

FDA urged to relax decades-old tissue donation restrictions for gay and bisexual men

Newly discovered neuron type guides retinal blood vessel formation

Newly discovered neuron type guides retinal blood vessel formation

UEA researchers develop novel resin for 3D printing intraocular devices

UEA researchers develop novel resin for 3D printing intraocular devices

Breakthrough imaging technique uncovers detailed scleral patterns in myopic eyes

Breakthrough imaging technique uncovers detailed scleral patterns in myopic eyes

USC researcher receives $3.1M to study early brain development in babies born to diabetic mothers

USC researcher receives $3.1M to study early brain development in babies born to diabetic mothers

COVID-19 virus can breach blood-retinal barrier, study finds

COVID-19 virus can breach blood-retinal barrier, study finds

Soft ERG multi-electrode system developed for enhanced eye disease monitoring

Soft ERG multi-electrode system developed for enhanced eye disease monitoring

Wayne State University researcher receives NIH grant to tackle diabetic eye infections

Wayne State University researcher receives NIH grant to tackle diabetic eye infections

CRISPR gene editing shows promise for treating individuals with a form of inherited blindness

CRISPR gene editing shows promise for treating individuals with a form of inherited blindness

Researchers aim to use AI for early screening and prognosis of Dry Eye Disease

Researchers aim to use AI for early screening and prognosis of Dry Eye Disease

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