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Clinical Anatomy of the Visual System

This concise source for the clinical anatomy of the visual system covers the clinical anatomy of the eye, its adnexa, and the visual pathways in a well-illustrated, well-referenced format. It balances histologic content of the microscopic anatomy with functional aspects of the eye and visual system. Clear illustrations complement the text and provide clinical information on diseases and disorders that represent departures from normal clinical anatomy.


Published: November 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7490-4



    1. The visual system
    2. The cornea and sclera
    3. The uvea
    4. The retina
    5. The crystalline lens
    6. The aqueous and vitreous chambers
    7. Ocular embryology
    8. Bones of the skull and orbit
    9. Ocular adnexa and lacrimal system
    10. Extraocular muscles
    11. Orbital blood supply
    12. Cranial nerve innervation of ocular structures
    13. Autonomic innervation of ocular structures
    14. The visual pathway


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