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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.
Common diabetes medication may protect against age-related macular degeneration

Common diabetes medication may protect against age-related macular degeneration

Biogen and Eisai present detailed results from phase 1b study of aducanumab at CTAD meeting

Biogen and Eisai present detailed results from phase 1b study of aducanumab at CTAD meeting

Easier treatment for age-related macular degeneration shows promise in clinical study

Easier treatment for age-related macular degeneration shows promise in clinical study

Global leaders in medical and surgical eye care to convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018

Global leaders in medical and surgical eye care to convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018

The International Society of Refractive Surgery honors Vivior Chairman with Casebeer Award

The International Society of Refractive Surgery honors Vivior Chairman with Casebeer Award

Immunotherapy medicine found to be effective in treating uveitis

Immunotherapy medicine found to be effective in treating uveitis

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Researchers to develop new stem cell-based strategies for treating vision disorders

Researchers to develop new stem cell-based strategies for treating vision disorders

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect development of brain areas responsible for attention

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect development of brain areas responsible for attention

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