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May 1949

The Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1949;41(5):657-658. doi:10.1001/archopht.1949.00900040673023

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More than eighty illustrations have been added to the third, and revised, edition of this popular anatomy. The majority of the illustrations were prepared from sections made in the pathologic laboratory of what is now the Westminster branch of the combined Royal and Westminster hospitals. The main changes in the text are in the description of the ciliary muscle, the substantia propria of the cornea, the vitreous, the zonule of Zinn, the distribution of the lacrimal fluid, the mucocutaneous junction of the lid margin, the precorneal film, the retinal capillaries and the central connections of the visual apparatus.

The illustrations number 323, including 24 in color; these, in their clearness and selections, constitute a most important part, which with the excellence of the text, make this an important and essential book for study and reference. Though the book has been previously reviewed (Arch. Ophth.25: 526 [March] 1941), it may

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