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April 1936

Outlines of Ophthalmology.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;15(4):791-792. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840160215023

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This outline was published with the aid of a grant from the Kramer Fund. Part I deals with anatomy, histology, physiology, muscles and optics, while Part III deals with the treatment of some of the more common diseases of the eye. (Part II, which is to appear later, will deal with diagnosis, pathology, bacteriology and perimetry.)

The first sixteen pages are concerned with the gross, microscopic and regional anatomy of the eye, orbit and orbital contents. For one who has already studied these subjects in one of the standard textbooks, this section will furnish a comprehensive and condensed résumé of the pertinent facts.

The three pages devoted to the intra-ocular fluid include a detailed outline of the factors by which the normal intra-ocular tension is maintained as well as the factors by which it may be varied.

Three pages are allotted to the pupils ; these are devoted to their

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