The Clinical Anatomy of the Eye, 2nd Edition, is a widely used textbook among ophthalmologists and optometrists in training worldwide. The main objective of this book is to provide readers with the fundamental knowledge of eye anatomy necessary for the practice of ophthalmology. It recognizes that a thorough understanding of the eyeball and its surrounding structures is essential in this medical specialty.
The book covers not only the gross anatomical features and their development but also delves into the microscopic anatomy of the eyeball and ocular appendages. Special emphasis is given to the nerve and blood supply to the orbit, the autonomic innervation of the orbital structures, the visual pathway, and associated visual reflexes.
Throughout the book, there is a strong focus on the practical application of anatomical knowledge to ophthalmology. Clinical Notes are included in each chapter to highlight the relevance of anatomical facts to clinical practice. Additionally, at the end of each chapter, there are clinical problems presented that require an understanding of anatomy for their resolution.
The illustrations in the book are intentionally kept simple and clear to facilitate comprehension. Overview drawings depicting the distribution of the cranial and autonomic nerves are included to provide a comprehensive visual understanding.
Overall, the Clinical Anatomy of the Eye, 2nd Edition, serves as a valuable resource for ophthalmology and optometry students, providing them with the necessary anatomical foundation to excel in their practice and understanding of eye-related conditions and treatments.
- ASIN : B00LNG077Q
- Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell; 2nd edition (April 9, 2013)
- Publication date : April 9, 2013
- Language : English