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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.
Lab grown retinal cells provide clues to color blindness treatment

Lab grown retinal cells provide clues to color blindness treatment

Researchers design modeling system to infer relationships between genes, drugs, and their environment

Researchers design modeling system to infer relationships between genes, drugs, and their environment

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Study: Mastectomy does not completely eliminate need for future breast imaging

Study: Mastectomy does not completely eliminate need for future breast imaging

Researchers receive DoD grant to test efficacy of stem cell therapy for eye injuries

Researchers receive DoD grant to test efficacy of stem cell therapy for eye injuries

Excessive use of erectile-dysfunction medication could lead to long-term vision problems

Excessive use of erectile-dysfunction medication could lead to long-term vision problems

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of developing AMD

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of developing AMD

TEAD1 protein appears to be important regulator of tumor migration in glioblastoma

TEAD1 protein appears to be important regulator of tumor migration in glioblastoma

Chiropractic treatment could lead to vision problems

Chiropractic treatment could lead to vision problems

Novel discovery could help to improve success of corneal transplants

Novel discovery could help to improve success of corneal transplants

Engineering organoids from stem cells to model retina diseases

Engineering organoids from stem cells to model retina diseases

TGen-UNM consortium awarded NIH grant to discover new treatments for diabetic blindness

TGen-UNM consortium awarded NIH grant to discover new treatments for diabetic blindness

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

New research finds link between impaired vision, hearing, and cognition

New research finds link between impaired vision, hearing, and cognition

Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight

Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight

Lung cancer patients treated with invasive surgery more likely to become chronic opioid users

Lung cancer patients treated with invasive surgery more likely to become chronic opioid users

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

Alexion announces positive results from Phase 3 PREVENT study of Soliris in patients with NMOSD

Biogen and Eisai announce results of LTE Phase 1b study of aducanumab for treating MCI

Biogen and Eisai announce results of LTE Phase 1b study of aducanumab for treating MCI

New outbreak of rare eye disease identified in contact lens wearers

New outbreak of rare eye disease identified in contact lens wearers

Study offers solid link between visceral organs and brain’s reward, motivation system

Study offers solid link between visceral organs and brain’s reward, motivation system