Clinical Anatomy of the Visual System 2nd Edition by Lee Ann Remington OD MS

By Lee Ann Remington OD MS

This concise resource for the medical anatomy of the visible method covers the scientific anatomy of the attention, its adnexa, and the visible pathways in a well-illustrated, well-referenced structure. It balances histologic content material of the microscopic anatomy with sensible facets of the attention and visible procedure. transparent illustrations supplement the textual content and supply medical details on ailments and issues that symbolize departures from general scientific anatomy.Full colour illustrations all through increase the anatomical and medical information.The basically anatomy textual content written by means of an optometrist for optometrists and scholars - it presents a robust beginning for spotting and realizing scientific events, difficulties, and treatments.Clinical remark sections were increased to incorporate extra medical correlation reviews and placed wisdom of ocular anatomy right into a perform perspective.Clinical visual appeal of standard constructions is now integrated, with basic photographs of the cornea, iris, lens, retina, etc., to teach how visual appeal is at once on the topic of structure.New info on getting older alterations in ocular tissue and the visible pathway retains readers present with the increasing box of geriatric care and the adjustments that take place to common anatomy.

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The apical portion is pigmented cuboidal epithelium joined by tight junctions and desmosomes, whereas the basal portion is composed of elongated, contractile, smooth muscle processes (Figure 3-7). The muscle fibers extend into the stroma, forming three to five layers of dilator muscle joined by tight junctions (Figure 3-8). 1 Near the termination of the dilator muscle, small projections insert into the stroma or, more accurately, into the sphincter1,2 (see Figure 3-6). Because the fibers are arranged radially, contraction of the dilator muscle pulls the pupillary portion toward the root, thereby enlarging the pupil in mydriasis.

CHAPTER 2 ▼ Cornea and Sclera A B C FIGURE 2-16 A, Early neovascularization from conjunctival loops. B, Several large vessels have invaded the corneal stroma. C, Corneal ghost vessels remain after vessels empty. (A Courtesy Family Vision Center, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore. B, C Courtesy Dr. 33,105,106 Fibroblasts are also present, although they are less numerous than in the cornea. 70 The innermost aspect of the sclera merges with the choroidal tissue in the suprachoroid layer. CLINICAL COMMENT: SCLERA MYOPIC DEVELOPMENT IN Early childhood growth of the eye requires coordinated changes in the refractive components and in eye size for the eye to become emmetropic (see Chapter 1).

Katsev DA, Kincaid MC, Fouraker BD et al: Recurrent corneal erosion: pathology of corneal puncture, Cornea 10(5):418, 1991. 32. Pfister RR: Clinical measures to promote corneal epithelial healing, Acta Ophthalmol Suppl 202:73, 1992. 33. Komai Y, Ushiki T: The three-dimensional organization of collagen fibrils in the human cornea and sclera, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 32:2244, 1991. 34. Wilson SE, Hong JW: Bowman’s layer structure and function: critical or dispensable to corneal function? A hypothesis, Cornea 19(4):417, 2000.

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