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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 reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs

Multidisciplinary pediatric aerodigestive centers provide better outcomes with reduced costs

A lead compound can significantly reduce or eliminate toxoplasmosis and malaria

A lead compound can significantly reduce or eliminate toxoplasmosis and malaria

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

Stem cell model sheds new light on the devastating process of neurodegeneration

Stem cell model sheds new light on the devastating process of neurodegeneration

Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics

Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics

Santen’s VEKTIS study demonstrates efficacy and tolerability of cyclosporine A cationic emulsion in pediatric vernal keratoconjunctivis, over 12 months

Santen’s VEKTIS study demonstrates efficacy and tolerability of cyclosporine A cationic emulsion in pediatric vernal keratoconjunctivis, over 12 months

Santen appoints Dr Sophia Pathai as new Vice President of Medical Affairs EMEA

Santen appoints Dr Sophia Pathai as new Vice President of Medical Affairs EMEA

IOB director wins Greenberg Prize for ending blindness by 2020

IOB director wins Greenberg Prize for ending blindness by 2020

New textile coating prevents viruses from adhering to the surface

New textile coating prevents viruses from adhering to the surface

New study to evaluate drug combination treatment for uveitis

New study to evaluate drug combination treatment for uveitis

U.S. physician survey highlights impact and burden of Thyroid Eye Disease on patients’ quality of life

U.S. physician survey highlights impact and burden of Thyroid Eye Disease on patients’ quality of life

A comprehensive analysis of evidence-based information to help manage myopia

A comprehensive analysis of evidence-based information to help manage myopia

SARS-CoV-2 could spread through surface of the eyes

SARS-CoV-2 could spread through surface of the eyes

Scientists identify unexpected player that causes vision loss in patients with AMD

Scientists identify unexpected player that causes vision loss in patients with AMD

Researchers discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

Researchers discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma

AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Glasses to stop progression of myopia shown to work in multi-site trial

Researchers test clinical safety of gene-based treatment for achromatopsia

Researchers test clinical safety of gene-based treatment for achromatopsia