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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.
New center to provide variety of medical services for people in and around Skid Row opened

New center to provide variety of medical services for people in and around Skid Row opened

USC to develop stem cell-based treatment for age-related macular degeneration with CIRM grant

USC to develop stem cell-based treatment for age-related macular degeneration with CIRM grant

USC researchers receive grant to develop stem cell-based treatment for age-related macular degeneration

USC researchers receive grant to develop stem cell-based treatment for age-related macular degeneration

Veterans with TBI vision loss have poor quality of life compared to civilian patients

Veterans with TBI vision loss have poor quality of life compared to civilian patients

Breakthrough ophthalmic laser delivery technology introduced at the AAO Annual Meeting

Breakthrough ophthalmic laser delivery technology introduced at the AAO Annual Meeting

Isotechnika Pharma reports voclosporin Phase 2/3 clinical trial results at the AAO meeting

Isotechnika Pharma reports voclosporin Phase 2/3 clinical trial results at the AAO meeting

CWRU grants licensing agreement to Bioptigen for FDOCT technology

CWRU grants licensing agreement to Bioptigen for FDOCT technology

LX211 may become the first approved oral treatment for modifying the course of uveitis

LX211 may become the first approved oral treatment for modifying the course of uveitis

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