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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 discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

Researchers discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma

AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Researchers test clinical safety of gene-based treatment for achromatopsia

Researchers test clinical safety of gene-based treatment for achromatopsia

New potential treatment candidate identified for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy

New potential treatment candidate identified for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy

A new test for rapid large-scale testing of COVID-19

A new test for rapid large-scale testing of COVID-19

A faster and easier treatment option to prevent blindness in preterm infants

A faster and easier treatment option to prevent blindness in preterm infants

Study: Direct and repetitive irradiation with 222nm UVC does not cause skin cancer

Study: Direct and repetitive irradiation with 222nm UVC does not cause skin cancer

Research suggests an avenue to treat, prevent genetic disorders in the womb

Research suggests an avenue to treat, prevent genetic disorders in the womb

Study of rare genetic disorder that causes severe eyesight problems

Study of rare genetic disorder that causes severe eyesight problems

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Coronavirus unlikely to spread through tears

Coronavirus unlikely to spread through tears

Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

Researchers show possibility to control cell bioenergetics by changing mitochondria content

Researchers show possibility to control cell bioenergetics by changing mitochondria content

Baylor College of Medicine and UH team up for new research collaborations

Baylor College of Medicine and UH team up for new research collaborations

Marinomed extends the range of Marinosolv applications

Marinomed extends the range of Marinosolv applications

Clinical trial evaluates effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in patients with overactive bladder

Clinical trial evaluates effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in patients with overactive bladder

Two retinal imaging modalities cannot be interchanged when evaluating vision-threatening condition

Two retinal imaging modalities cannot be interchanged when evaluating vision-threatening condition

AI may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity

AI may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity