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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.
Therapeutic target for glaucoma could have treatment ramifications for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Therapeutic target for glaucoma could have treatment ramifications for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Google AI device could predict a person’s risk of a heart attack

Google AI device could predict a person’s risk of a heart attack

New findings about fruit fly's body temperature rhythms may help people sleep better

New findings about fruit fly's body temperature rhythms may help people sleep better

Study offers new hope to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision

Study offers new hope to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision

Diabetes patients twice as likely to develop cataract, study finds

Diabetes patients twice as likely to develop cataract, study finds

Novel grape-derived compounds could be developed as therapeutic agents for treatment of depression

Novel grape-derived compounds could be developed as therapeutic agents for treatment of depression

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Research can be first step in harnessing power of artificial intelligence to interpret medical scans

Research can be first step in harnessing power of artificial intelligence to interpret medical scans

Mount Sinai study uncovers potential link between poor diet and back injuries

Mount Sinai study uncovers potential link between poor diet and back injuries

Mount Sinai Health System opens new state-of-the-art medical practice in Florida

Mount Sinai Health System opens new state-of-the-art medical practice in Florida

Groundbreaking study broadens spectrum of cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes

Groundbreaking study broadens spectrum of cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation and activation of PRIMA Bionic Vision System

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation and activation of PRIMA Bionic Vision System

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new, full-service urgent care center in Dumbo

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new, full-service urgent care center in Dumbo

Computer-based speech analysis has potential to improve prediction of psychosis

Computer-based speech analysis has potential to improve prediction of psychosis

Statins appear to reduce risk of repeated surgery in patients who undergo vitrectomy

Statins appear to reduce risk of repeated surgery in patients who undergo vitrectomy

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Mount Sinai study uncovers potential link between Crohn's and Parkinson's in Jewish population

Mount Sinai study uncovers potential link between Crohn's and Parkinson's in Jewish population

Study finds genetic variations linked to BMI and obesity risk

Study finds genetic variations linked to BMI and obesity risk

Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy

Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy

Study finds nearly 170% increase in eye injuries associated with non-powder guns

Study finds nearly 170% increase in eye injuries associated with non-powder guns