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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.
Scientists discover new genetic mutations causing inherited deaf-blindness

Scientists discover new genetic mutations causing inherited deaf-blindness

Study shows how herpes viruses and tumors have learned to manipulate the same ancient RNA

Study shows how herpes viruses and tumors have learned to manipulate the same ancient RNA

RFID helps Kellogg providers to make visits meaningful for patients and reduce wait times

RFID helps Kellogg providers to make visits meaningful for patients and reduce wait times

Meta-analysis of adults with autism shows large impairments in key cognitive domains

Meta-analysis of adults with autism shows large impairments in key cognitive domains

Kidney disease risk gene found in more populations than previously known

Kidney disease risk gene found in more populations than previously known

Whole genome study identifies genetic architecture for diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome

Whole genome study identifies genetic architecture for diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome

Researchers identify hundreds of new genes linked to blindness in lab mice

Researchers identify hundreds of new genes linked to blindness in lab mice

IU study focuses on repetitive subconcussive head impacts in sports

IU study focuses on repetitive subconcussive head impacts in sports

Study investigates whether home eye tests could help patients and reduce burden on NHS

Study investigates whether home eye tests could help patients and reduce burden on NHS

Study reveals how stem cells can be induced to differentiate into various ocular lineages

Study reveals how stem cells can be induced to differentiate into various ocular lineages

New therapy for childhood blindness shows 'very promising' results

New therapy for childhood blindness shows 'very promising' results

Hologic’s Cynosure division introduces TempSure Surgical RF technology in North America

Hologic’s Cynosure division introduces TempSure Surgical RF technology in North America

Study: Cannabidiol may worsen glaucoma, increase eye pressure

Study: Cannabidiol may worsen glaucoma, increase eye pressure

Intraocular injection improves vision in a form of congenital retinal blindness

Intraocular injection improves vision in a form of congenital retinal blindness

Shining new light on neuron firing

Shining new light on neuron firing

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

CHOP celebrates EC approval of first and only gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease

CHOP celebrates EC approval of first and only gene therapy for patients with inherited retinal disease

Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi announce launch of new collaborative asthma study

Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi announce launch of new collaborative asthma study

Electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb can provide sense of smell, research shows

Electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb can provide sense of smell, research shows