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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.
Eye drops may prevent the onset of glaucoma in African Americans

Eye drops may prevent the onset of glaucoma in African Americans

New treatment for dry eye syndrome (keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

New treatment for dry eye syndrome (keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

Genome research sheds light on Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Genome research sheds light on Bardet-Biedl syndrome

The worldwide prevalence of glaucoma is increasing

The worldwide prevalence of glaucoma is increasing

Oxygen delivered through the nose may improve poor vision caused by diabetic macular edema

Oxygen delivered through the nose may improve poor vision caused by diabetic macular edema

Oxygen delivered through the nose may improve poor vision caused by diabetic macular edema

Oxygen delivered through the nose may improve poor vision caused by diabetic macular edema

Increasing number of cases of wet age-related macular degeneration

Increasing number of cases of wet age-related macular degeneration

Intraocular lens demonstrates ability to provide excellent near and distance vision after cataract removal

Intraocular lens demonstrates ability to provide excellent near and distance vision after cataract removal

Medical students are seeking to uncover a silent killer, glaucoma

Medical students are seeking to uncover a silent killer, glaucoma

Lansche family endows distinguished chair in ophthalmology

Lansche family endows distinguished chair in ophthalmology

Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery

Statement on patient safety principles for office-based surgery

LASIK surgery affected by humidity and temperature

LASIK surgery affected by humidity and temperature

Macular degeneration cause of blindness in older people

Macular degeneration cause of blindness in older people

Diabetic eye disease on the rise

Diabetic eye disease on the rise

Vision loss from eye diseases will increase as Americans age

Vision loss from eye diseases will increase as Americans age

Vision loss in over 40's is becoming a major public health problem

Vision loss in over 40's is becoming a major public health problem

Risk Assessment of Diabetic Retiopathy Improved by Screening Methods

Risk Assessment of Diabetic Retiopathy Improved by Screening Methods