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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.
Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome

Alpha-linolenic acid good for dry eye syndrome

Donors' health associated with risk of infection among recipients of corneal transplants

Donors' health associated with risk of infection among recipients of corneal transplants

New understanding of cancer initiation

New understanding of cancer initiation

Trabectome procedure for glaucoma

Trabectome procedure for glaucoma

Special report on the aging eye

Special report on the aging eye

Contact lenses with imprinted electronic circuit and lights

Contact lenses with imprinted electronic circuit and lights

Smoking speeds progression of age-related macular degeneration

Smoking speeds progression of age-related macular degeneration

Diets high in lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin E lower risk for cataracts

Diets high in lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin E lower risk for cataracts

NicOx extends ophthalmology agreement with Pfizer

NicOx extends ophthalmology agreement with Pfizer

Study of high myopia patients ten years after LASIK surgery

Study of high myopia patients ten years after LASIK surgery

Transporters may help delay diabetes-related retinal damage

Transporters may help delay diabetes-related retinal damage

Gene-transfer technique trial for childhood blindness under way

Gene-transfer technique trial for childhood blindness under way

Collaboration between medical specialties benefits patients

Collaboration between medical specialties benefits patients

Older children more likely to develop cross-eye and lazy eye

Older children more likely to develop cross-eye and lazy eye

Telemedicine may play in the diagnosis of eye diseases

Telemedicine may play in the diagnosis of eye diseases

Improved surgery technique for endothelial disease of the cornea

Improved surgery technique for endothelial disease of the cornea

Correcting poor vision in nursing home residents may decrease symptoms of depression

Correcting poor vision in nursing home residents may decrease symptoms of depression

New approaches to wet age-related macular degeneration treatment

New approaches to wet age-related macular degeneration treatment

Fenofibrate intervention and event lowering in diabetes

Fenofibrate intervention and event lowering in diabetes

Immune cell age plays role in retinal damage in age-related macular degeneration

Immune cell age plays role in retinal damage in age-related macular degeneration