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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.
Scientists discover new molecular drivers of Parkinson's disease

Scientists discover new molecular drivers of Parkinson's disease

New collaboration aims to advance early childhood development

New collaboration aims to advance early childhood development

Study shows importance of targeted antibody treatment for patients with wet macular degeneration

Study shows importance of targeted antibody treatment for patients with wet macular degeneration

Improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity could reduce unnecessary tests

Improved method for predicting retinopathy of prematurity could reduce unnecessary tests

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may affect 77 million Europeans by 2050

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may affect 77 million Europeans by 2050

Popular cancer drug linked to weight gain and increased systolic blood pressure

Popular cancer drug linked to weight gain and increased systolic blood pressure

Early intervention in preschool can promote a healthy lifestyle

Early intervention in preschool can promote a healthy lifestyle

Health education intervention may promote healthier lifestyle in underserved communities

Health education intervention may promote healthier lifestyle in underserved communities

Keck Hospital of USC earns 'A' grade from national patient safety watchdog

Keck Hospital of USC earns 'A' grade from national patient safety watchdog

Novel detection method for retinoblastoma

Novel detection method for retinoblastoma

HIMC at Mount Sinai to evaluate therapeutic effects of novel cancer immunotherapy

HIMC at Mount Sinai to evaluate therapeutic effects of novel cancer immunotherapy

Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app

Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app

Researchers discover way to find genetic tumor information of retinoblastoma

Researchers discover way to find genetic tumor information of retinoblastoma

Genetic mutation of APOE gene may provide protection against Alzheimer's disease

Genetic mutation of APOE gene may provide protection against Alzheimer's disease

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Mount Sinai Brooklyn launches FastER Track program to expedite care for patients

Mount Sinai Brooklyn launches FastER Track program to expedite care for patients

Mount Sinai hosts Fourth Annual Prostate Cancer Research Gala

Mount Sinai hosts Fourth Annual Prostate Cancer Research Gala

Policy changes help reduce opioid prescriptions at Kellogg Eye Center cornea clinic

Policy changes help reduce opioid prescriptions at Kellogg Eye Center cornea clinic

Optometrists reduce opioid prescription without increasing pain

Optometrists reduce opioid prescription without increasing pain

New software helps assess interoperability and reusability of biomedical digital research objects

New software helps assess interoperability and reusability of biomedical digital research objects