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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.
'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye

'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye

Older people can improve their vision by changing the power of glasses

Older people can improve their vision by changing the power of glasses

World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers found to have increased leukemia incidence

World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers found to have increased leukemia incidence

Mount Sinai ophthalmologists share tips for early detection of glaucoma

Mount Sinai ophthalmologists share tips for early detection of glaucoma

UPMC implants first patient in the U.S. with new wireless retinal device

UPMC implants first patient in the U.S. with new wireless retinal device

A key-hole procedure to treat foot and ankle disorder decreases pain, improves patient outcomes

A key-hole procedure to treat foot and ankle disorder decreases pain, improves patient outcomes

Survey uncovers key gaps in American's knowledge of eye health

Survey uncovers key gaps in American's knowledge of eye health

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Wearable smart photonic contact lens could diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy

Wearable smart photonic contact lens could diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy

New method for fabricating collagen fibrils facilitates research on the eye’s repair process

New method for fabricating collagen fibrils facilitates research on the eye’s repair process

New clinical study to test retinal screening processes for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

New clinical study to test retinal screening processes for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

Mount Sinai awarded more than $10 million in federal funding for research on glioblastoma

Mount Sinai awarded more than $10 million in federal funding for research on glioblastoma

Researchers discover a way to move precision immunotherapy forward for multiple myeloma

Researchers discover a way to move precision immunotherapy forward for multiple myeloma

New review provides guidance to address gaps in transgender health care

New review provides guidance to address gaps in transgender health care

Different mutations in a single gene can have myriad effects on a person's health

Different mutations in a single gene can have myriad effects on a person's health

Ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, Santen, hires Maiken Engsbye as vice president for HR

Ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, Santen, hires Maiken Engsbye as vice president for HR

Researchers demonstrate a novel method for treating multiple sclerosis

Researchers demonstrate a novel method for treating multiple sclerosis

Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy

Researchers identify novel genes associated with severity of peanut allergy

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital receives new grant to support "Paws & Play" program

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital receives new grant to support "Paws & Play" program

Study shows how diet plays a role in age-related macular degeneration

Study shows how diet plays a role in age-related macular degeneration