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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 uncover brain mechanism that makes high risk people resilient to bipolar disorder

Researchers uncover brain mechanism that makes high risk people resilient to bipolar disorder

Eye surgeon offers tips for safe viewing of solar eclipse

Eye surgeon offers tips for safe viewing of solar eclipse

Eclipse-viewing can cause lasting damage to the eyes

Eclipse-viewing can cause lasting damage to the eyes

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Improper viewing of solar eclipse may cause irreversible damage to vision, warns Loyola ophthalmologist

Improper viewing of solar eclipse may cause irreversible damage to vision, warns Loyola ophthalmologist

New LF-OCT technology enables more accurate imaging of cellular processes in the eye

New LF-OCT technology enables more accurate imaging of cellular processes in the eye

SLUCare retina specialist shares tips to protect eyes while viewing historic eclipse

SLUCare retina specialist shares tips to protect eyes while viewing historic eclipse

UNC-Chapel Hill receives $1.6 million grant to help African-American patients with glaucoma

UNC-Chapel Hill receives $1.6 million grant to help African-American patients with glaucoma

Public service announcement encourages people to get tested for glaucoma

Public service announcement encourages people to get tested for glaucoma

UAB specialists offer tips on eye safety while viewing the eclipse

UAB specialists offer tips on eye safety while viewing the eclipse

Mount Sinai and Contessa Health join hands to extend hospital-level care at home program

Mount Sinai and Contessa Health join hands to extend hospital-level care at home program

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Researchers receive $1.8 million grant to improve diabetes care for disadvantaged populations

Researchers receive $1.8 million grant to improve diabetes care for disadvantaged populations

Roche receives FDA clearance for new Troponin T test to detect patients with suspected heart attack

Roche receives FDA clearance for new Troponin T test to detect patients with suspected heart attack

Roche receives FDA clearance for new high-volume testing immunoassay solution

Roche receives FDA clearance for new high-volume testing immunoassay solution

Researchers present novel gene-editing technique to prevent retinal angiogenesis

Researchers present novel gene-editing technique to prevent retinal angiogenesis

Low vitamin D may affect recovery of injured corneas

Low vitamin D may affect recovery of injured corneas

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

27 contact lenses removed from a woman’s eye: Case report

27 contact lenses removed from a woman’s eye: Case report

Immune system controls eye tissue regeneration in zebrafish, research finds

Immune system controls eye tissue regeneration in zebrafish, research finds