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September 1965

Ocular Fine Structure.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(3):440. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040442029

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Through her many publications of research on the fine structure of ocular tissues, Dr. Marie Jakus has long been recognized as a foremost authority in this field. A monograph by this author on Ocular Fine Structure therefore requires the serious attention of anyone claiming even a peripheral interest in the structure of the eye. Students of this volume cannot fail to be amply repaid for their effort, and indebted again to Dr. Jakus.

The volume consists of 91 electron micrographs, beautifully engraved and printed. Most of the plates deal with the cornea, its normal structure, embryogenesis, and pathology. Studies are also included of collagen extracted and reconstituted in vitro. A dozen plates are devoted to the lens, its capsule, epithelium, zonula, and fibers.

These top-flight micrographs are accompanied by succinct, clear legends. There is no text in the usual sense; one written by Dr. Jakus would have been welcome. Nothing

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