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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 identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Study shows how AI can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy

Study shows how AI can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy

Proteins in the eye may be potential source for cost-effective test to predict Alzheimer's disease

Proteins in the eye may be potential source for cost-effective test to predict Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam

Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam

New non-invasive imaging device can quickly detect signs of Alzheimer's disease

New non-invasive imaging device can quickly detect signs of Alzheimer's disease

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month: How visual impairment affects older adults

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month: How visual impairment affects older adults

New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples

New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples

Study finds out similarity in function between healthy retina cell and tumor cell

Study finds out similarity in function between healthy retina cell and tumor cell

First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success

First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success

Newly released national framework identifies obstacles to improving EMS systems

Newly released national framework identifies obstacles to improving EMS systems

Greater primary care physician supply associated with longer life spans

Greater primary care physician supply associated with longer life spans

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Prior dengue virus infection increases Zika virus-induced damage during pregnancy

Prior dengue virus infection increases Zika virus-induced damage during pregnancy

New prostate cancer prediction tool has unmatched accuracy

New prostate cancer prediction tool has unmatched accuracy

Largest description of ST3GAL5 deficiency combined using data from 104 individuals

Largest description of ST3GAL5 deficiency combined using data from 104 individuals

Eyes not the "windows to the soul" - not quite

Eyes not the "windows to the soul" - not quite

Study opens new avenue for treating ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

Study opens new avenue for treating ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease

People with sight problems could benefit from new surgical trial

People with sight problems could benefit from new surgical trial

NIH funds first artificial pancreas trial for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes in the U.S.

NIH funds first artificial pancreas trial for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes in the U.S.

Scientists discover new genetic mutations causing inherited deaf-blindness

Scientists discover new genetic mutations causing inherited deaf-blindness