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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.
New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

Fluoride may reduce kidney and liver function among youth

Fluoride may reduce kidney and liver function among youth

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in palliative care use among hospitalized patients with ESKD

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in palliative care use among hospitalized patients with ESKD

New virtual emergency consultation program for eye patients speeds up treatment times

New virtual emergency consultation program for eye patients speeds up treatment times

New blinking eye-on-a-chip can be used for disease modeling and drug testing

New blinking eye-on-a-chip can be used for disease modeling and drug testing

Yellow-lens glasses do not improve night driving visibility, study finds

Yellow-lens glasses do not improve night driving visibility, study finds

Study identifies dozens of genetic mutations linked to albinism in ‘knockout’ mice

Study identifies dozens of genetic mutations linked to albinism in ‘knockout’ mice

Cynosure launches two new products to expand portfolio of aesthetic treatments

Cynosure launches two new products to expand portfolio of aesthetic treatments

Thin photoelectric film can stimulate degenerated retinal tissues

Thin photoelectric film can stimulate degenerated retinal tissues

New vaccine containing DNA and recombinant proteins may protect from HIV

New vaccine containing DNA and recombinant proteins may protect from HIV

Researchers develop a more precise version of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system

Researchers develop a more precise version of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system

Researchers reveal molecular cause for severe multi-organ disorder

Researchers reveal molecular cause for severe multi-organ disorder

Research team detects novel mechanism of inheritance

Research team detects novel mechanism of inheritance

Pitt wins $6 million grant to develop cortical vision research program

Pitt wins $6 million grant to develop cortical vision research program

HbA1c analyzer identifies diabetics with poor glycemic control and high risk of sight loss

HbA1c analyzer identifies diabetics with poor glycemic control and high risk of sight loss

Revolutionary gene replacement surgery restores vision in patients with retinal degeneration

Revolutionary gene replacement surgery restores vision in patients with retinal degeneration

Mount Sinai Health System partners with Workforce Opportunity Services to support veterans

Mount Sinai Health System partners with Workforce Opportunity Services to support veterans

Breaking the barriers for transgender health care

Breaking the barriers for transgender health care

Physicians show strong support for house effort to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Physicians show strong support for house effort to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Reducing patient fears after dry AMD diagnosis

Reducing patient fears after dry AMD diagnosis