Hundreds of anatomical drawings are accompanied by a series of text boxes discussing anatomical methods and ocular surgery, as well as historical "vignettes", which illustrate how we have come to understand the eye as we do.
Table of Contents
A brief history of eyes. Part 1 Ocular systems: formation of the human eye; ocular geometry and topography; the orbit; the extraocular muscles; the nerves of the eye and orbit; blood supply and drainage; the eyelids and the lacrimal system. Part 2 Components of the eye: the cornea and the sclera; the limbus and the anterior chamber; the iris and pupil; the cillary body and choroid; the lens and vitreous; retina I - photoreceptors and functional organization; retina II - editing photoreceptor signals; retina III - regional variation and spatial organization; the retina "in vivo" and the optic nerve. Epilogue - time and change.