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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.
Novel ‘black box’ recorder captures surgeons' robotic surgery skills

Novel ‘black box’ recorder captures surgeons' robotic surgery skills

Solar retinopathy or sun damage to the eyes – a case report

Solar retinopathy or sun damage to the eyes – a case report

Steps to take for preventing dry eye in cold weather

Steps to take for preventing dry eye in cold weather

Mount Sinai study uses adaptive optics to examine retinal eye damage from solar eclipse

Mount Sinai study uses adaptive optics to examine retinal eye damage from solar eclipse

Scientists develop reversible superglue seal to treat ocular injuries

Scientists develop reversible superglue seal to treat ocular injuries

Mount Sinai surgeons use BABA technique to remove metastatic cancer in the lateral neck

Mount Sinai surgeons use BABA technique to remove metastatic cancer in the lateral neck

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

Study establishes link between working memory and physical health, lifestyle choices

Study establishes link between working memory and physical health, lifestyle choices

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Digital image of the retina provides enormous information about patients' general health

Digital image of the retina provides enormous information about patients' general health

Researchers discover critical trigger for leading form of vision loss

Researchers discover critical trigger for leading form of vision loss

Research shows major shift in eye surgeries from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers

Research shows major shift in eye surgeries from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers

Review examines effectiveness of lipid-based products to treat dry eye disease

Review examines effectiveness of lipid-based products to treat dry eye disease

Mount Sinai researchers identify new therapeutic target for ER+ breast cancer

Mount Sinai researchers identify new therapeutic target for ER+ breast cancer

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases

SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases

New eyedropper delivers medication more precisely with less waste and reduced side effects

New eyedropper delivers medication more precisely with less waste and reduced side effects

People who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucoma

People who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucoma