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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.
Researchers develop artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of eye disorders

Researchers develop artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of eye disorders

Researchers develop a promising treatment to prevent blindness

Researchers develop a promising treatment to prevent blindness

Study: Staring at deep red light can significantly improve declining eyesight

Study: Staring at deep red light can significantly improve declining eyesight

Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

Hungarian physician to receive the Körber Prize for European Science 2020

Hungarian physician to receive the Körber Prize for European Science 2020

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Injured and uninsured, protesters get medical aid from LA doctor

Injured and uninsured, protesters get medical aid from LA doctor

Conjunctivitis and keratoconjunctivitis can be possible primary symptoms of COVID-19

Conjunctivitis and keratoconjunctivitis can be possible primary symptoms of COVID-19

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs

A lead compound can significantly reduce or eliminate toxoplasmosis and malaria

A lead compound can significantly reduce or eliminate toxoplasmosis and malaria

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

Stem cell model sheds new light on the devastating process of neurodegeneration

Stem cell model sheds new light on the devastating process of neurodegeneration

Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics

Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics

Santen’s VEKTIS study demonstrates efficacy and tolerability of cyclosporine A cationic emulsion in pediatric vernal keratoconjunctivis, over 12 months

Santen’s VEKTIS study demonstrates efficacy and tolerability of cyclosporine A cationic emulsion in pediatric vernal keratoconjunctivis, over 12 months

Santen appoints Dr Sophia Pathai as new Vice President of Medical Affairs EMEA

Santen appoints Dr Sophia Pathai as new Vice President of Medical Affairs EMEA

IOB director wins Greenberg Prize for ending blindness by 2020

IOB director wins Greenberg Prize for ending blindness by 2020

New textile coating prevents viruses from adhering to the surface

New textile coating prevents viruses from adhering to the surface

New study to evaluate drug combination treatment for uveitis

New study to evaluate drug combination treatment for uveitis