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December 1962

The Eye: Volume 1: Vegetative Physiology and Biochemistry.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1962;68(6):885. doi:10.1001/archopht.1962.00960030889027

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This is the first of a series of 4 volumes on the physiology of the eye, with emphasis on function. Volume I deals with "The Gross Anatomy and Embryology of the Eye" by Kronfeld, "The Intra-Ocular Fluids" by Davson, "The Intra-Ocular Pressure" by Davson, "The Vitreous Body" by Pirie, "The Lens" by Heyningen, "The Cornea and Sclera" by Maurice, and "Comparative Anatomy of the Vascular Supply of the Eye in Vertebrates" by François and Neetens.

Emphasis throughout has been to critically correlate physiological, biochemical, and anatomical data. Thus, detailed discussions of the anatomy of each structure have been deliberately relegated to that section dealing specifically with that structure's functional physiology.

The book is well documented and brings together in an organized and stimulating fashion recent papers in each field.

The material is presented primarily to form an advanced treatise for ophthalmologists, physiologists, and investigators in the basic science fields related

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