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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.
Inspire Pharmaceuticals to increase production of azithromycin ophthalmic solution

Inspire Pharmaceuticals to increase production of azithromycin ophthalmic solution

1.4 million Nigerians over the age of 40 will become blind by 2020: Study

1.4 million Nigerians over the age of 40 will become blind by 2020: Study

FDA approves ISTA's Bepreve for treating ocular itch

FDA approves ISTA's Bepreve for treating ocular itch

NEI awards grant to Vivakor for developing a digital photo-refractor

NEI awards grant to Vivakor for developing a digital photo-refractor

SAFLUTAN launched in United Kingdom and Spain

SAFLUTAN launched in United Kingdom and Spain

Merck's SAFLUTAN launched in the UK and Spain

Merck's SAFLUTAN launched in the UK and Spain

Study reveals that antibiotics used to treat a variety of bacterial infections could cause double vision

Study reveals that antibiotics used to treat a variety of bacterial infections could cause double vision

GS-101 effective in inhibiting and regressing corneal neovascularisation

GS-101 effective in inhibiting and regressing corneal neovascularisation

Phase II result reveals effectiveness of GS-101 eye drops at inhibiting corneal neovascularisation

Phase II result reveals effectiveness of GS-101 eye drops at inhibiting corneal neovascularisation

OHSU study reveals that fluoroquinolones may cause double vision

OHSU study reveals that fluoroquinolones may cause double vision

Vision-related patient-reported outcomes used for improving medical product labeling in ophthalmology

Vision-related patient-reported outcomes used for improving medical product labeling in ophthalmology

Findings suggest that brain predicts the consequences of eye movements

Findings suggest that brain predicts the consequences of eye movements

Scientists cultivate multiple types of retina cells from human stem cells

Scientists cultivate multiple types of retina cells from human stem cells

Phase 2 clinical study of Resolvin RX-10045 for dry eye syndrome provides positive data

Phase 2 clinical study of Resolvin RX-10045 for dry eye syndrome provides positive data

Remarkable vision improvements after gene therapy for inherited blindness

Remarkable vision improvements after gene therapy for inherited blindness

Many senior drivers unaware of potential impact on driving performance associated with taking medications

Many senior drivers unaware of potential impact on driving performance associated with taking medications

Akorn reports Q2 2009 financials

Akorn reports Q2 2009 financials

New molecule blocks lymphangiogenesis

New molecule blocks lymphangiogenesis

Stemcells, Inc. reports Q2 financials

Stemcells, Inc. reports Q2 financials

Unlikely genetic suspect implicated in Dandy-Walker malformation

Unlikely genetic suspect implicated in Dandy-Walker malformation