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January 1964

Applied Anatomy of the Eye.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1964;71(1):151. doi:10.1001/archopht.1964.00970010167029

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Based on a lecture series, "Anatomy of the Eye Including its Nervous Connections" delivered by the late Dr. Kestenbaum at the New York University Postgraduate Medical School, this book provides an easily understandable introduction to ophthalmic anatomy. Its material is derived from such famous texts as those of Salzmann, Wolff, Duke Elder, Ranson, and Rea. In addition, the author has drawn from his own extensive experience in neuro-ophthalmology. The present publication is not intended to supplant these ophthalmic classics for while it provides essential facts there is no depth of detail. Histologic descriptions are limited and recent knowledge based on histochemical and electronmicroscopic studies is not included. The clinical applications pertain more to neuro-ophthalmology and visual optics than it does to ophthalmic surgery.

The format is satisfactory and there are many schematicized drawings and outlines to aid the reader. This book should appeal to beginners in ophthalmology and to those

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