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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.
Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers

Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers

Biogen and Ionis awarded 2017 Prix Galien USA Award for SPINRAZA

Biogen and Ionis awarded 2017 Prix Galien USA Award for SPINRAZA

Scientists get one step closer to reversing retinal degenerative diseases

Scientists get one step closer to reversing retinal degenerative diseases

New set of guidelines released for managing and caring patients with mitochondrial disease

New set of guidelines released for managing and caring patients with mitochondrial disease

Study identifies protein that plays crucial role in diabetic retinopathy

Study identifies protein that plays crucial role in diabetic retinopathy

Brain-training could help elderly people increase their understanding of words in noisy situations

Brain-training could help elderly people increase their understanding of words in noisy situations

Dyslexia could be the result of eye spots that confuse the brain finds study

Dyslexia could be the result of eye spots that confuse the brain finds study

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

Einstein scientists share $9 million NIH grant for longevity research

Einstein scientists share $9 million NIH grant for longevity research

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new full-service urgent care center

Mount Sinai Health System announces opening of new full-service urgent care center

Researchers identify connections between toxoplasmosis and several brain disorders

Researchers identify connections between toxoplasmosis and several brain disorders

Research finds serious visual impairment among children with congenital Zika syndrome

Research finds serious visual impairment among children with congenital Zika syndrome

Cocaine users have ‘global impairment’ in brain area linked to impulse and self-control, study finds

Cocaine users have ‘global impairment’ in brain area linked to impulse and self-control, study finds

Retinal imaging may help doctors confirm or rule out frontotemporal degeneration

Retinal imaging may help doctors confirm or rule out frontotemporal degeneration

New human stem cell model could pave way for macular degeneration research

New human stem cell model could pave way for macular degeneration research

Art courses improve observational recognition skills among medical students

Art courses improve observational recognition skills among medical students

Researchers probe photoreceptors in the eye to study basis of color vision

Researchers probe photoreceptors in the eye to study basis of color vision

Review: Palliative care makes progress only in small subset of countries in Africa

Review: Palliative care makes progress only in small subset of countries in Africa

New diabetes eye supplement to be showcased at Expopharm 2017

New diabetes eye supplement to be showcased at Expopharm 2017