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Surgical Anatomy of the Orbit represents one of the finest efforts in recent years to provide a text of descriptive orbital anatomy that can benefit both the beginning and experienced orbital surgeon.
Its use of fresh, lifelike cadaver specimens and excellent clinical color illustrations by Craig Luce, in combination with a short descriptive text accompanying the pictures, is of great help to the surgeon who needs to refresh his or her memory on some of the intricacies of the often-complex orbital structures.
The book is subdivided into nine short chapters, each dealing with important anatomical landmarks. Chapter 1, "Bones, Vessels and Nerves," is nicely color coded to allow better recognition of the elements.
"... one of the finest efforts in recent years to provide a text... that can benefit both the beginning and experienced orbital surgeon."
The "in vivo" appearance of the next several chapters, including "Eyelids," "Lacrimal Apparatus," and
Townsend DJ. Surgical Anatomy of the Orbit. Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(8):1029-1030. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060080031019