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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.
ForSight Labs licenses non-core ophthalmology technology from SurModics

ForSight Labs licenses non-core ophthalmology technology from SurModics

Cancer news coverage should also focus on hospice and end-of-life care

Cancer news coverage should also focus on hospice and end-of-life care

Dole Food inaugurates mobile medical unit to offer access to specialized health attention

Dole Food inaugurates mobile medical unit to offer access to specialized health attention

OXiGENE signs definitive agreement to sell Common Stock

OXiGENE signs definitive agreement to sell Common Stock

Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision in older Americans

Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision in older Americans

StemCells reports net loss of $5.23M for fourth-quarter fiscal 2009

StemCells reports net loss of $5.23M for fourth-quarter fiscal 2009

Pharmaceutical Institute announces the release of Therapeutic Area Essentials

Pharmaceutical Institute announces the release of Therapeutic Area Essentials

Clinical and scientific advances made in the field of neuro-oncology

Clinical and scientific advances made in the field of neuro-oncology

Some anti-depressant drugs associated with increased chance of developing cataracts: Study

Some anti-depressant drugs associated with increased chance of developing cataracts: Study

Crowding essentially 'blends' nearby objects together and makes the world appear more regular

Crowding essentially 'blends' nearby objects together and makes the world appear more regular

Gene therapy for LCA clears another hurdle: Study

Gene therapy for LCA clears another hurdle: Study

AGN-209323 small molecule for neuropathic pain: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Allergan announce global agreement

AGN-209323 small molecule for neuropathic pain: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Allergan announce global agreement

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Allergan celebrates 20th anniversary of BOTOX in Canada

Corneal transplant surgery: DSAEK leads to greater cell loss overall than PKP

Corneal transplant surgery: DSAEK leads to greater cell loss overall than PKP

Article describing novel biological properties of Thymosin beta 4 peptide fragments published

Article describing novel biological properties of Thymosin beta 4 peptide fragments published

University of Michigan Health System opens new facility for eye care, diabetes research

University of Michigan Health System opens new facility for eye care, diabetes research

ONA: Cutting 300,000 hours of RN care per year may affect quality of patient care

ONA: Cutting 300,000 hours of RN care per year may affect quality of patient care

Notch-blocking drug effective against brain cancer stem cells, but more than one targeted attack needed

Notch-blocking drug effective against brain cancer stem cells, but more than one targeted attack needed

Retinitis Pigmentosa: Embryonic stem cells for replacement of diseased retinal cells and restoration of sight

Retinitis Pigmentosa: Embryonic stem cells for replacement of diseased retinal cells and restoration of sight

ExonHit Therapeutics includes proprietary lead compounds into collaboration with Allergan

ExonHit Therapeutics includes proprietary lead compounds into collaboration with Allergan