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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 critical trigger for leading form of vision loss

Researchers discover critical trigger for leading form of vision loss

Research shows major shift in eye surgeries from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers

Research shows major shift in eye surgeries from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers

Review examines effectiveness of lipid-based products to treat dry eye disease

Review examines effectiveness of lipid-based products to treat dry eye disease

Mount Sinai researchers identify new therapeutic target for ER+ breast cancer

Mount Sinai researchers identify new therapeutic target for ER+ breast cancer

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

NYU Langone launches new, comprehensive center for facial paralysis

SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases

SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases

New eyedropper delivers medication more precisely with less waste and reduced side effects

New eyedropper delivers medication more precisely with less waste and reduced side effects

People who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucoma

People who engage in physical activity have lower risk of developing glaucoma

Review shows significant racial and ethnic disparities in firearms-related eye trauma

Review shows significant racial and ethnic disparities in firearms-related eye trauma

Study finds genetic treatment for inherited retinal disorder

Study finds genetic treatment for inherited retinal disorder

Largest clinical specialty database powers studies that yield key insights

Largest clinical specialty database powers studies that yield key insights

Hormone replacement therapy after ovary removal lowers risk of glaucoma, study finds

Hormone replacement therapy after ovary removal lowers risk of glaucoma, study finds

New neurostimulator device will soon offer drug-free alternative for dry eye sufferers

New neurostimulator device will soon offer drug-free alternative for dry eye sufferers

Vaccines in the Aging Population

Vaccines in the Aging Population

New smartphone app may help patients take better care of their vision at home

New smartphone app may help patients take better care of their vision at home

New gene therapy for blindness may soon be reality

New gene therapy for blindness may soon be reality

Corneal donor tissue can be safely stored for longer period, study finds

Corneal donor tissue can be safely stored for longer period, study finds

Novel mathematical model can predict how cancer patient will benefit from immunotherapies

Novel mathematical model can predict how cancer patient will benefit from immunotherapies

Diabetes awareness month: Mount Sinai experts share tips for disease prevention

Diabetes awareness month: Mount Sinai experts share tips for disease prevention