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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.
Study may expedite the process to cure blindness and macular degeneration

Study may expedite the process to cure blindness and macular degeneration

National Eye Institute grant supports research initiatives in major vision- robbing conditions

National Eye Institute grant supports research initiatives in major vision- robbing conditions

Nonharmful stress promotes disease resilience in offspring, shows study

Nonharmful stress promotes disease resilience in offspring, shows study

Fight for Sight partners with Diabetes UK to investigate link between eye disease and COVID-19

Fight for Sight partners with Diabetes UK to investigate link between eye disease and COVID-19

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Survey shows pandemic will limit access to pediatric eye care

Survey shows pandemic will limit access to pediatric eye care

Surgeons use patients' own stem cells to rebuild damaged corneas

Surgeons use patients' own stem cells to rebuild damaged corneas

Scientists explain why SARS-CoV-2 targets multiple organs

Scientists explain why SARS-CoV-2 targets multiple organs

Younger cycad seeds pose greater risk for toxicity, study reveals

Younger cycad seeds pose greater risk for toxicity, study reveals

Study may help explain the symptoms and organs involved with SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study may help explain the symptoms and organs involved with SARS-CoV-2 infection

Nanoparticle carriers expand the effectiveness of gene therapies for human eye diseases

Nanoparticle carriers expand the effectiveness of gene therapies for human eye diseases

A software-based on AI helps assess the progression of geographic atrophy

A software-based on AI helps assess the progression of geographic atrophy

Gene therapy to the inner retina prevents blindness in mouse model of CLN3 Batten disease

Gene therapy to the inner retina prevents blindness in mouse model of CLN3 Batten disease

OU Health Sciences Center awarded five-year grant for suicide prevention

OU Health Sciences Center awarded five-year grant for suicide prevention

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

Study finds predictive factors for laser treatment success in patients with glaucoma

Study finds predictive factors for laser treatment success in patients with glaucoma

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

Researchers discover neural progenitor cells in the optic nerve

Researchers discover neural progenitor cells in the optic nerve

OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research

OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research

Vesigen Therapeutics to develop and commercialize novel drug-delivery technologies

Vesigen Therapeutics to develop and commercialize novel drug-delivery technologies