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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.
MU researchers use new techniques to fight against diabetic retinopathy

MU researchers use new techniques to fight against diabetic retinopathy

New initiative launched to support goals of Human Cell Atlas

New initiative launched to support goals of Human Cell Atlas

AYOXXA introduces new LUNARIS Mouse 12-Plex Th17 Kit for quantitative analysis of Th17 cell biology

AYOXXA introduces new LUNARIS Mouse 12-Plex Th17 Kit for quantitative analysis of Th17 cell biology

Omega-3 supplements found to be ineffective in alleviating dry eye symptoms

Omega-3 supplements found to be ineffective in alleviating dry eye symptoms

Lithuanian researchers use freeze-drying technique to create sponge-like wound dressings

Lithuanian researchers use freeze-drying technique to create sponge-like wound dressings

Telemedicine enables accurate detection of devastating cause of blindness in premature babies

Telemedicine enables accurate detection of devastating cause of blindness in premature babies

Aging immune cells increase risk for macular degeneration

Aging immune cells increase risk for macular degeneration

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

Expert group presents framework to address physician burnout

Expert group presents framework to address physician burnout

Study uncovers new genetic cause of posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy

Study uncovers new genetic cause of posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Researchers build better AI algorithms to screen patients for diabetic eye disease

Researchers build better AI algorithms to screen patients for diabetic eye disease

Study highlights potential of ASO therapy to treat Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy patients

Study highlights potential of ASO therapy to treat Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy patients

Researchers link social networks with likelihood of older adults getting cataract surgery

Researchers link social networks with likelihood of older adults getting cataract surgery

Researchers show complex link between physical, behavioral characteristics and brain health

Researchers show complex link between physical, behavioral characteristics and brain health

People 85 and older with high cholesterol have reduced risk for cognitive decline, study reports

People 85 and older with high cholesterol have reduced risk for cognitive decline, study reports

Researchers develop gene therapy that treats a form of macular degeneration in canine model

Researchers develop gene therapy that treats a form of macular degeneration in canine model

Fraunhofer researchers pursue gentle approach to treat microbial keratitis

Fraunhofer researchers pursue gentle approach to treat microbial keratitis