Wolff's Anatomy Of The Eye And Orbit provides comprehensive information on the anatomy of the eye. This new edition maintains its position as the internationally-accepted, definitive textbook in this field of study.
This version of Wolff's Anatomy Of The Eye And Orbit builds on the strength of the older editions. Seven new chapters have been incorporated into this guide. In the new chapter titled Cornea and Sclera, readers can learn about the anterior chamber and the drainage angle. The chapter on iris focuses on its structure, macroscopic appearance and movement of fluids. Another new chapter is dedicated to the retina, in which the authors explain its topography, internal limiting membrane, general architecture and the layers of rods and cones. Some other new chapters include The Lens, The Ciliary Body and The Choroid. Students will find information about eyelids, conjunctiva and lacrimal apparatus under Ocular Appendages. The authors have explained bony orbit and paranasal sinuses by throwing light on topics like nerve supply and lymph drainage. The chapter on orbital and cerebral vessels focuses on arteries and veins. To understand the functioning of eye muscles, readers should concentrate on the chapter titled Extraocular Muscles and Ocular Movements. Layers and compartments of the eyeball are also well explained. Students can also gain knowledge about visual pathways and the development of the human eye, by studying from this guidebook. Wolff's Anatomy Of The Eye And Orbit contains 667 illustrations, out of which 570 are new or redrawn. This book contains double columns, which give greater flexibility to display illustrations.
Wolff's Anatomy Of The Eye And Orbit’s imported 8th edition, published by CRC Press 1998, is available in hardcover.
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