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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.
Some patients with AMD develop elevated pressure within the eye following anti-VEGF medications: Study

Some patients with AMD develop elevated pressure within the eye following anti-VEGF medications: Study

Implantation of blue light-filtering intraocular lens increases nutritional component of the eye

Implantation of blue light-filtering intraocular lens increases nutritional component of the eye

STAAR Surgical Company reports promising assessments from CAST

STAAR Surgical Company reports promising assessments from CAST

AAO-PAAO meeting discusses tougher challenges of treating premature babies' vision

AAO-PAAO meeting discusses tougher challenges of treating premature babies' vision

Diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Saving sight in premature babies: The past, present and future of ROP treatment

Saving sight in premature babies: The past, present and future of ROP treatment

Gene therapy may help improve congenital blindness in children

Gene therapy may help improve congenital blindness in children

Study shows diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Study shows diabetics who are nearsighted may be less susceptible to diabetic retinopathy

Over-the-counter lenses can cause serious eye disorders

Over-the-counter lenses can cause serious eye disorders

AFER and Pfizer Ophthalmics initiate awards recognizing the achievements of Dr. Carl B. Camras

AFER and Pfizer Ophthalmics initiate awards recognizing the achievements of Dr. Carl B. Camras

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals launches the Tan EndoGlide Endothelium Insertion System in the U.S.

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals launches the Tan EndoGlide Endothelium Insertion System in the U.S.

OIS EyeScan and OIS Symphony Digital Reporter systems to feature at AAO Annual Meeting

OIS EyeScan and OIS Symphony Digital Reporter systems to feature at AAO Annual Meeting

Ellex Medical Lasers to launch latest version of Eye Cubed diagnostic ultrasound system

Ellex Medical Lasers to launch latest version of Eye Cubed diagnostic ultrasound system

Positive results from Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ Phase 2a study of its Rho-kinase inhibitor

Positive results from Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ Phase 2a study of its Rho-kinase inhibitor

ISTA Pharmaceuticals' presentations on Phase 3 clinical results of Bepreve

ISTA Pharmaceuticals' presentations on Phase 3 clinical results of Bepreve

New study suggests potential treatment for blindsight patients

New study suggests potential treatment for blindsight patients

NicOx reports financial results for the first nine months of 2009

NicOx reports financial results for the first nine months of 2009

Electronic eye implant mimics human retina; restores partial vision

Electronic eye implant mimics human retina; restores partial vision

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies to present on its implantable telescope technology

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies to present on its implantable telescope technology

Lux Biosciences to present on LX211 at 2009 AAO annual conference

Lux Biosciences to present on LX211 at 2009 AAO annual conference