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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.
Molecular Partners closes its CHF 46 million Series B equity investment round

Molecular Partners closes its CHF 46 million Series B equity investment round

UT Southwestern Medical Center performs minimally invasive procedures for sinuses and chronic rhinosinusitis

UT Southwestern Medical Center performs minimally invasive procedures for sinuses and chronic rhinosinusitis

Iowa researchers discover new inherited retinal disease

Iowa researchers discover new inherited retinal disease

Phase 1 clinical trial of iCo-007 demonstrates positive safety profile

Phase 1 clinical trial of iCo-007 demonstrates positive safety profile

Stem cell therapy can be used for LSCD, reports newly published research

Stem cell therapy can be used for LSCD, reports newly published research

New findings may help restore vision in patients with corneal injury

New findings may help restore vision in patients with corneal injury

Study shows smiles and scowls provide cues for gender identification

Study shows smiles and scowls provide cues for gender identification

Guidepoint Global launches Sleep Apnea Tracker

Guidepoint Global launches Sleep Apnea Tracker

iCo Therapeutics to present an overview of its iCo-007 VEGF "+" agent at the ISOPT conference

iCo Therapeutics to present an overview of its iCo-007 VEGF "+" agent at the ISOPT conference

Macular Health eye vitamin supplement improves visual acuity

Macular Health eye vitamin supplement improves visual acuity

Brandeis University researchers appraises economic benefits of BOS-P lens

Brandeis University researchers appraises economic benefits of BOS-P lens

UGR scientists provide early diagnosis of eye disorders through optical technique

UGR scientists provide early diagnosis of eye disorders through optical technique

UGR researchers provide early diagnosis of ARMD and keratitis

UGR researchers provide early diagnosis of ARMD and keratitis

UAB performs complicated eye reconstruction surgery

UAB performs complicated eye reconstruction surgery

Advanced Cell Technology files an IND with the FDA for study using embryonic stem cells to treat SMD

Advanced Cell Technology files an IND with the FDA for study using embryonic stem cells to treat SMD

Determining the cause for death of photoreceptors could hold the key to stopping blinding disorders

Determining the cause for death of photoreceptors could hold the key to stopping blinding disorders

Doctors face image problems; patients deal with shortages, are urged to question care

Doctors face image problems; patients deal with shortages, are urged to question care

Diabetic retinopathy on the rise; dilated eye exam can help prevent vision loss

Diabetic retinopathy on the rise; dilated eye exam can help prevent vision loss

People with hemianopia have difficulty detecting pedestrians, study cautions against allowing them to drive

People with hemianopia have difficulty detecting pedestrians, study cautions against allowing them to drive

Microbix Biosystems receives Health Canada's marketing and export approval for KINLYTIC

Microbix Biosystems receives Health Canada's marketing and export approval for KINLYTIC