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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.
Community based digital eye screening programme set to expand

Community based digital eye screening programme set to expand

Dry eye remedy

Dry eye remedy

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

Lexicon Reports on anti-angiogenesis target discoveries

Lexicon Reports on anti-angiogenesis target discoveries

Natalizumab (Tysabri) reduces vision loss in MS patients

Natalizumab (Tysabri) reduces vision loss in MS patients

World through artists' eyes

World through artists' eyes

MRSA can be a serious post-operative complication

MRSA can be a serious post-operative complication

One cornea can treat three persons' eye disease

One cornea can treat three persons' eye disease

One donor cornea may be divided and transplanted into multiple patients with eye disease

One donor cornea may be divided and transplanted into multiple patients with eye disease

No-line bifocals slows myopia progression in some children

No-line bifocals slows myopia progression in some children

Cannibalistic signals help mammalian embryos develop normally

Cannibalistic signals help mammalian embryos develop normally

New clues may explain why Graves' disease attacks muscle tissue behind eyes

New clues may explain why Graves' disease attacks muscle tissue behind eyes

Stanford student is visionary behind global fight againts blindness

Stanford student is visionary behind global fight againts blindness

Bionic eye offers light at the end of the tunnel for the blind

Bionic eye offers light at the end of the tunnel for the blind

Video games sharpen vision

Video games sharpen vision

Study sheds light on complex design of tears

Study sheds light on complex design of tears

Stunning breakthrough makes blind mice see again

Stunning breakthrough makes blind mice see again

Regular exercise protects against age related macular degeneration

Regular exercise protects against age related macular degeneration

New study to evaluate whether nutrient-based factors slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration

New study to evaluate whether nutrient-based factors slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration

Scientists identify gene called HTRA1 that contributes to a major risk of Age Related Macular Degeneration

Scientists identify gene called HTRA1 that contributes to a major risk of Age Related Macular Degeneration