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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.
Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Coronavirus unlikely to spread through tears

Coronavirus unlikely to spread through tears

Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

Researchers show possibility to control cell bioenergetics by changing mitochondria content

Researchers show possibility to control cell bioenergetics by changing mitochondria content

Baylor College of Medicine and UH team up for new research collaborations

Baylor College of Medicine and UH team up for new research collaborations

Marinomed extends the range of Marinosolv applications

Marinomed extends the range of Marinosolv applications

Clinical trial evaluates effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in patients with overactive bladder

Clinical trial evaluates effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in patients with overactive bladder

Two retinal imaging modalities cannot be interchanged when evaluating vision-threatening condition

Two retinal imaging modalities cannot be interchanged when evaluating vision-threatening condition

AI may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity

AI may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity

Preclinical data of Ocugen's OCU400 genetic modifier published in Nature Gene Therapy

Preclinical data of Ocugen's OCU400 genetic modifier published in Nature Gene Therapy

Your school assignment for the day: Spelling and specs

Your school assignment for the day: Spelling and specs

Researchers decode the science behind good lighting

Researchers decode the science behind good lighting

Depth perception tests could identify people living with dementia who are at an increased risk of falling

Depth perception tests could identify people living with dementia who are at an increased risk of falling

AAO urges people to protect themselves from age-related macular degeneration

AAO urges people to protect themselves from age-related macular degeneration

New treatment effective at reversing the manifestations of thyroid eye disease

New treatment effective at reversing the manifestations of thyroid eye disease

Discovery of potential cause of age-related macular degeneration

Discovery of potential cause of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers offer new hope for diagnosis, treatment of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers offer new hope for diagnosis, treatment of age-related macular degeneration

Gene therapy approach could pave the way for treatment of Stargardt disease

Gene therapy approach could pave the way for treatment of Stargardt disease

Missing doctor's visit linked to decreased visual acuity for patients with AMD

Missing doctor's visit linked to decreased visual acuity for patients with AMD