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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.
Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure

Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure

Study suggests potential means of stalling or even reversing diabetes-related blindness

Study suggests potential means of stalling or even reversing diabetes-related blindness

Researchers use Nobel prize-winning technology to zoom in and see vital kidney protein

Researchers use Nobel prize-winning technology to zoom in and see vital kidney protein

Macrophages play major role in helping early breast cancer cells spread even before tumor develops

Macrophages play major role in helping early breast cancer cells spread even before tumor develops

Ophthalmologists have more negative perceptions about effect of EHR systems

Ophthalmologists have more negative perceptions about effect of EHR systems

New multi-center study to explore how the brain's circuitry forms and recalls memories

New multi-center study to explore how the brain's circuitry forms and recalls memories

Study finds racial differences in hospice care between African American and white patients

Study finds racial differences in hospice care between African American and white patients

Optical illusion called “curvature blindness” – The science behind it

Optical illusion called “curvature blindness” – The science behind it

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

A daily cup of hot tea may lower glaucoma risk

Novel ‘black box’ recorder captures surgeons' robotic surgery skills

Novel ‘black box’ recorder captures surgeons' robotic surgery skills

Solar retinopathy or sun damage to the eyes – a case report

Solar retinopathy or sun damage to the eyes – a case report

Steps to take for preventing dry eye in cold weather

Steps to take for preventing dry eye in cold weather

Mount Sinai study uses adaptive optics to examine retinal eye damage from solar eclipse

Mount Sinai study uses adaptive optics to examine retinal eye damage from solar eclipse

Scientists develop reversible superglue seal to treat ocular injuries

Scientists develop reversible superglue seal to treat ocular injuries

Mount Sinai surgeons use BABA technique to remove metastatic cancer in the lateral neck

Mount Sinai surgeons use BABA technique to remove metastatic cancer in the lateral neck

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

'Lazy eye' could be treated with wearable augmented-reality technology

Study establishes link between working memory and physical health, lifestyle choices

Study establishes link between working memory and physical health, lifestyle choices

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Digital image of the retina provides enormous information about patients' general health

Digital image of the retina provides enormous information about patients' general health