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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 glaucoma tests can underestimate severity of the condition

Common glaucoma tests can underestimate severity of the condition

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Free resource provides correct information about corneal dystrophies

Free resource provides correct information about corneal dystrophies

AI in medical space must be carefully tested for performance across wide range of populations

AI in medical space must be carefully tested for performance across wide range of populations

Researchers for first time view serotonin activating its receptor using high-powered microscopes

Researchers for first time view serotonin activating its receptor using high-powered microscopes

FDA approves ultra-high-field 7T Terra MRI scanner for clinical use

FDA approves ultra-high-field 7T Terra MRI scanner for clinical use

Researchers find key differences in brains of males and females with schizophrenia

Researchers find key differences in brains of males and females with schizophrenia

Studies show that non-invasive imaging can detect Alzheimer's disease

Studies show that non-invasive imaging can detect Alzheimer's disease

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