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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.
Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

Cryo-ET reveals molecular mechanisms underlying gene mutations within the eye

Cryo-ET reveals molecular mechanisms underlying gene mutations within the eye

AI can detect signs of lung-clogging blot clots in electrocardiograms, shows study

AI can detect signs of lung-clogging blot clots in electrocardiograms, shows study

Study demonstrates decreased lung cancer deaths with early detection

Study demonstrates decreased lung cancer deaths with early detection

University of Birmingham launches 5 new major studies focused on management of type 1 diabetes

University of Birmingham launches 5 new major studies focused on management of type 1 diabetes

A Day in the Life of A Clinical Geneticist

A Day in the Life of A Clinical Geneticist

Mount Sinai expands resilience training program to people in its surrounding communities

Mount Sinai expands resilience training program to people in its surrounding communities

WVU researchers explore how a benign virus can be used to treat eye diseases

WVU researchers explore how a benign virus can be used to treat eye diseases

Ophthalmology professor receives $75,000 grant to support international collaborations on eye research

Ophthalmology professor receives $75,000 grant to support international collaborations on eye research

Novel therapy found to be safe and well-tolerated in patients with bone marrow cancer

Novel therapy found to be safe and well-tolerated in patients with bone marrow cancer

Potentially serious side effect reported after CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma

Potentially serious side effect reported after CAR-T cell therapy for multiple myeloma

UVA researchers uncover common link between lupus and macular degeneration

UVA researchers uncover common link between lupus and macular degeneration

Infantile cataracts are more common and problematic than thought

Infantile cataracts are more common and problematic than thought

Cataract surgery associated with lower risk of dementia

Cataract surgery associated with lower risk of dementia

New blood test provides more accurate, faster diagnosis of HPV-associated head and neck cancer

New blood test provides more accurate, faster diagnosis of HPV-associated head and neck cancer

Researchers dissect the shared genetic architecture of suicide attempts and psychiatric disorders

Researchers dissect the shared genetic architecture of suicide attempts and psychiatric disorders

Weekly exposure to deep red light in the morning can improve declining vision

Weekly exposure to deep red light in the morning can improve declining vision

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $1.27 million DoD grant to develop treatment for rare eye condition

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $1.27 million DoD grant to develop treatment for rare eye condition

New study highlights the important role of rare genomic differences in OCD risk

New study highlights the important role of rare genomic differences in OCD risk