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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.
Daily outdoor activity reduces progression of nearsightedness in children

Daily outdoor activity reduces progression of nearsightedness in children

Researchers estimate the prevalence of chronic pain among cancer survivors

Researchers estimate the prevalence of chronic pain among cancer survivors

American Academy of Ophthalmology shares tips for staying safe around fireworks

American Academy of Ophthalmology shares tips for staying safe around fireworks

New approach to capture visual information based on the human brain

New approach to capture visual information based on the human brain

Study reveals link between WTC dust and prostate cancer

Study reveals link between WTC dust and prostate cancer

Study: EHRs may not capture the most accurate information about ophthalmic medications

Study: EHRs may not capture the most accurate information about ophthalmic medications

Study provides new insight into the heritability of coronary artery disease

Study provides new insight into the heritability of coronary artery disease

New implant technology safely minimizes injections for people with macular degeneration

New implant technology safely minimizes injections for people with macular degeneration

Research identifies new approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging

Research identifies new approach to staving off the detrimental effects of aging

Mount Sinai researchers win a contract from DARPA to develop technology that measures threat exposures

Mount Sinai researchers win a contract from DARPA to develop technology that measures threat exposures

Our tears may one day be used to detect glaucoma

Our tears may one day be used to detect glaucoma

Mount Sinai receives highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery

Mount Sinai receives highest quality rating for adult cardiac valve surgery

Scientists develop 3D-printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

Scientists develop 3D-printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

Brain stimulation improves visual perceptual learning

Brain stimulation improves visual perceptual learning

Study offers important step to identify cause of blinding disease

Study offers important step to identify cause of blinding disease

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Specialized microscope for diagnosing and treating disease without cutting the skin

Specialized microscope for diagnosing and treating disease without cutting the skin

Early clinical trial of new treatment for severe dry eye disease shows promising results

Early clinical trial of new treatment for severe dry eye disease shows promising results

Study shows high incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus among older adults

Study shows high incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus among older adults

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer