Ophthalmology News and Research

RSS
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.
UIC researchers use new approach to identify genes that cause diabetic retinopathy

UIC researchers use new approach to identify genes that cause diabetic retinopathy

Study: Global public health services fail to meet targets to reduce avoidable sight loss

Study: Global public health services fail to meet targets to reduce avoidable sight loss

Studies examine rates of blindness and vision impairment worldwide

Studies examine rates of blindness and vision impairment worldwide

Study uncovers a promising therapeutic target for retinal dystrophies

Study uncovers a promising therapeutic target for retinal dystrophies

Researchers find way for customized programming of human stem cells

Researchers find way for customized programming of human stem cells

Machine learning model uses retinal scans to detect Alzheimer’s disease

Machine learning model uses retinal scans to detect Alzheimer’s disease

New device can allow patients to perform glaucoma eye test at home

New device can allow patients to perform glaucoma eye test at home

Non-invasive point of care imaging can aid rapid diagnosis of corneal infections

Non-invasive point of care imaging can aid rapid diagnosis of corneal infections

Hearing loss experts urge FDA to permit the sale of OTC hearing aids

Hearing loss experts urge FDA to permit the sale of OTC hearing aids

Researchers discover undescribed population of neurons that help control eye movements

Researchers discover undescribed population of neurons that help control eye movements

Study finds diabetes epidemic among Xavante indigenous community in Central Brazil

Study finds diabetes epidemic among Xavante indigenous community in Central Brazil

Japanese woman diagnosed with frosted branch angiitis

Japanese woman diagnosed with frosted branch angiitis

ABCS-certified doctors don't measure up to meet criteria required for plastic surgeons

ABCS-certified doctors don't measure up to meet criteria required for plastic surgeons

Eye's cornea can resist infection from novel coronavirus

Eye's cornea can resist infection from novel coronavirus

Scripps Research scientists uncover potential new strategy for treating eye diseases

Scripps Research scientists uncover potential new strategy for treating eye diseases

New technique can detect TDP-43 protein in patients with ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New technique can detect TDP-43 protein in patients with ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Common medication used to treat diabetic macular edema is less effective in Black patients

Common medication used to treat diabetic macular edema is less effective in Black patients

Santen joins forces with ophthalmologists in the fight against antibiotic resistance

Santen joins forces with ophthalmologists in the fight against antibiotic resistance

Study helps restore retinal and visual functions of mice models of inherited retinal disease

Study helps restore retinal and visual functions of mice models of inherited retinal disease

New approach uses noise to characterize and cross-calibrate spectroscopy instruments

New approach uses noise to characterize and cross-calibrate spectroscopy instruments