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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.
OIS EyeScan and OIS Symphony Digital Reporter systems to feature at AAO Annual Meeting

OIS EyeScan and OIS Symphony Digital Reporter systems to feature at AAO Annual Meeting

Ellex Medical Lasers to launch latest version of Eye Cubed diagnostic ultrasound system

Ellex Medical Lasers to launch latest version of Eye Cubed diagnostic ultrasound system

Positive results from Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ Phase 2a study of its Rho-kinase inhibitor

Positive results from Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ Phase 2a study of its Rho-kinase inhibitor

ISTA Pharmaceuticals' presentations on Phase 3 clinical results of Bepreve

ISTA Pharmaceuticals' presentations on Phase 3 clinical results of Bepreve

New study suggests potential treatment for blindsight patients

New study suggests potential treatment for blindsight patients

NicOx reports financial results for the first nine months of 2009

NicOx reports financial results for the first nine months of 2009

Electronic eye implant mimics human retina; restores partial vision

Electronic eye implant mimics human retina; restores partial vision

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies to present on its implantable telescope technology

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies to present on its implantable telescope technology

Lux Biosciences to present on LX211 at 2009 AAO annual conference

Lux Biosciences to present on LX211 at 2009 AAO annual conference

New dual-port ophthalmic green laser photocoagulator introduced by IRIDEX

New dual-port ophthalmic green laser photocoagulator introduced by IRIDEX

IRIDEX announces launch of a Modular Multi-Wavelength laser photocoagulator solution

IRIDEX announces launch of a Modular Multi-Wavelength laser photocoagulator solution

University Children's Eye Center to use SRS hybrid EMR for pediatric ophthalmology practice

University Children's Eye Center to use SRS hybrid EMR for pediatric ophthalmology practice

Human neural stem cells protect cone photoreceptors: StemCells preclinical data

Human neural stem cells protect cone photoreceptors: StemCells preclinical data

Lux Biosciences raises $50 million through Series B venture financing

Lux Biosciences raises $50 million through Series B venture financing

JMCR and Cases Journal return to BioMed Central's publishing portfolio

JMCR and Cases Journal return to BioMed Central's publishing portfolio

Vision scientists identify an intricate process that allows the human eye to adapt quickly to darkness

Vision scientists identify an intricate process that allows the human eye to adapt quickly to darkness

Harvard researchers unite in fight against antibiotic resistance

Harvard researchers unite in fight against antibiotic resistance

Bioluminescence imaging distinguishes tumor growth in vivo; leads to early treatment of eye cancer

Bioluminescence imaging distinguishes tumor growth in vivo; leads to early treatment of eye cancer

Clinical trial results of the LensAR Laser System to be presented at the 2009 AAO and PAAO joint meeting

Clinical trial results of the LensAR Laser System to be presented at the 2009 AAO and PAAO joint meeting

Increasing number of pre-term infants experience eye disorders

Increasing number of pre-term infants experience eye disorders