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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.
Using tape strips to obtain skin biomarkers in children with atopic dermatitis

Using tape strips to obtain skin biomarkers in children with atopic dermatitis

UA researchers receive $4.1 million grant to study benefits of eyeglasses for toddlers

UA researchers receive $4.1 million grant to study benefits of eyeglasses for toddlers

Study focuses on improving education for children with short-sightedness in rural China

Study focuses on improving education for children with short-sightedness in rural China

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Prompt treatment can lead to improved outcomes for babies with hydrocephalus caused by toxoplasmosis

Prompt treatment can lead to improved outcomes for babies with hydrocephalus caused by toxoplasmosis

Overexposure to pesticides is a likely cause for neurological symptoms in Cuba-based diplomats

Overexposure to pesticides is a likely cause for neurological symptoms in Cuba-based diplomats

Mount Sinai researchers discover how DNA polymerase delta duplicates the genome

Mount Sinai researchers discover how DNA polymerase delta duplicates the genome

The vulnerability to auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia may be established by infancy

The vulnerability to auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia may be established by infancy

Optimism linked to lower risk of cardiac events and all-cause mortality

Optimism linked to lower risk of cardiac events and all-cause mortality

Mount Sinai neuroscientist sheds light on how the brain stores memories across a lifetime

Mount Sinai neuroscientist sheds light on how the brain stores memories across a lifetime

Mount Sinai researchers receive NIH award to develop universal flu vaccine

Mount Sinai researchers receive NIH award to develop universal flu vaccine

Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrates opening of Pavilion III at Green Spring Station

Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrates opening of Pavilion III at Green Spring Station

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

New study on gene modulation may help prevent blindness

New study on gene modulation may help prevent blindness

High-risk heart patients may not require long-term aspirin use after stent placement

High-risk heart patients may not require long-term aspirin use after stent placement

Mount Sinai researchers identify elemental signatures in baby teeth unique to ADHD and autism

Mount Sinai researchers identify elemental signatures in baby teeth unique to ADHD and autism

7-year-old treated with FDA-approved gene therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis

7-year-old treated with FDA-approved gene therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis

How older adults can make life easier and safer despite declining vision

How older adults can make life easier and safer despite declining vision

Study evaluates new techniques to improve doctor-patient communication at end of life

Study evaluates new techniques to improve doctor-patient communication at end of life

Mount Sinai announces creation of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Institute

Mount Sinai announces creation of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Institute