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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.
Autoimmune response contributes to vision loss in glaucoma patients

Autoimmune response contributes to vision loss in glaucoma patients

Glaucoma could be an autoimmune disorder, study suggests

Glaucoma could be an autoimmune disorder, study suggests

RNA and DNA sequencing platform matches broader swath of drugs to late-stage cancer patients

RNA and DNA sequencing platform matches broader swath of drugs to late-stage cancer patients

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Study provides guidance about screen time harming children’s vision

Study provides guidance about screen time harming children’s vision

Injecting vasoactive intestinal peptide into the eye enhances corneal graft survival

Injecting vasoactive intestinal peptide into the eye enhances corneal graft survival

Tips to helps parents make informed choices about their children's eye health

Tips to helps parents make informed choices about their children's eye health

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

Researchers study how herpesviruses contribute to increased oral inflammation

Researchers study how herpesviruses contribute to increased oral inflammation

New drug cocktails make targeted cancer therapies more efficient with less side effects

New drug cocktails make targeted cancer therapies more efficient with less side effects

OHSU researchers discover disease in monkeys that mimics childhood neurodegenerative disorder

OHSU researchers discover disease in monkeys that mimics childhood neurodegenerative disorder

Optician’s test could be used to help assess dementia risk

Optician’s test could be used to help assess dementia risk

Turmeric derivative could be used in eye drops to treat early stages of glaucoma

Turmeric derivative could be used in eye drops to treat early stages of glaucoma

Researchers investigate recessive genetic disorder that leads to childhood blindness

Researchers investigate recessive genetic disorder that leads to childhood blindness

The Mount Sinai Hospital receives accreditation as geriatric emergency department

The Mount Sinai Hospital receives accreditation as geriatric emergency department

Scientists move one step further in developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration

Scientists move one step further in developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration

Keck Hospital of USC receives Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing

Keck Hospital of USC receives Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

Researchers develop simple method to predict premature infants at risk for retinopathy

Tips on making a smooth transition to optimal eye care

Tips on making a smooth transition to optimal eye care

Scientists deliver nano-size packets of genetic code to treat brain tumors in mice

Scientists deliver nano-size packets of genetic code to treat brain tumors in mice