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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.
Mild SARS-CoV-2 infection leads to tissue damage and shrinkage in brain areas related to smell

Mild SARS-CoV-2 infection leads to tissue damage and shrinkage in brain areas related to smell

Community-based approach to genetic testing may have beneficial effects, study finds

Community-based approach to genetic testing may have beneficial effects, study finds

A ubiquitous protein may be key to the survival of neurons most impacted by glaucoma

A ubiquitous protein may be key to the survival of neurons most impacted by glaucoma

Alcohol consumption may be a modifiable risk factor for age-related macular degeneration

Alcohol consumption may be a modifiable risk factor for age-related macular degeneration

Study reveals the various ways patients with multiple sclerosis acquire disability

Study reveals the various ways patients with multiple sclerosis acquire disability

The 'Ross procedure' may be a more favorable option for aortic valve replacement in younger adults

The 'Ross procedure' may be a more favorable option for aortic valve replacement in younger adults

Self-learning software detects peripheral arterial disease from high-resolution color fundus photography

Self-learning software detects peripheral arterial disease from high-resolution color fundus photography

Molecular treatment works against metastatic cancer that spread to the brain

Molecular treatment works against metastatic cancer that spread to the brain

Artificial intelligence uses facial features to better diagnose rare genetic diseases

Artificial intelligence uses facial features to better diagnose rare genetic diseases

Simple eye test may help identify Alzheimer’s risk in middle age

Simple eye test may help identify Alzheimer’s risk in middle age

New method may be effective at quantifying DNA adenine methylation in complex organisms

New method may be effective at quantifying DNA adenine methylation in complex organisms

USC’s new center aims to address unmet needs in neurodegenerative diseases of the eye and brain

USC’s new center aims to address unmet needs in neurodegenerative diseases of the eye and brain

Desipramine and L-cycloserine together reduce ceramide levels in the retina and enhance vision

Desipramine and L-cycloserine together reduce ceramide levels in the retina and enhance vision

COVID-19 vaccination does not affect fertility outcomes in patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization

COVID-19 vaccination does not affect fertility outcomes in patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization

How artificial intelligence is poised to reshape medicine

How artificial intelligence is poised to reshape medicine

'Retinal age gap' can be an independent predictor of increased mortality risk

'Retinal age gap' can be an independent predictor of increased mortality risk

Study: Nearly 30% of people with blinding retinal disease can safely stop eye injection therapy

Study: Nearly 30% of people with blinding retinal disease can safely stop eye injection therapy

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

Study reinforces the link between microglia and some cases of brain disease

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research

WVU receives funding from National Eye Institute for retinal degeneration research