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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.
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

Visual field loss increases the risk of falls in older adults

Visual field loss increases the risk of falls in older adults

Visual field loss increases risk of falls in older adults

Visual field loss increases risk of falls in older adults

Computer-based test to measure optimal visual acuity in age-related macular degeneration

Computer-based test to measure optimal visual acuity in age-related macular degeneration

75% of  hospital patients suffer from malnutrition regardless of their pathology

75% of hospital patients suffer from malnutrition regardless of their pathology

MSU researcher helps develop computer game for Ugandan children recovering from cerebral malaria

MSU researcher helps develop computer game for Ugandan children recovering from cerebral malaria

75% of hospitalised patients suffer from malnutrition regardless of their pathology

75% of hospitalised patients suffer from malnutrition regardless of their pathology

Physicians successfully trained to perform cataract surgery in rural China

Physicians successfully trained to perform cataract surgery in rural China

Detection of biological and nonbiological motion

Detection of biological and nonbiological motion

First animal model of age-related macular degeneration

First animal model of age-related macular degeneration

High blood levels of C-reactive protein may be linked to increased risk of age-related macular degeneration

High blood levels of C-reactive protein may be linked to increased risk of age-related macular degeneration

Artificial cornea saves eyesight

Artificial cornea saves eyesight

Potential new therapy for uveitis

Potential new therapy for uveitis

Childhood vaccination for the rubella virus may protect adult eyes

Childhood vaccination for the rubella virus may protect adult eyes