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August 1977

Anatomy of the Orbit (A Dissection Manual)

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(8):1472. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450080182029

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The first edition of Anatomy of the Orbit was published in 1969. That edition combined the knowledge and the vast experience of Dr Beard and the untiring meticulous dissection and photographic techniques of Dr Quickert. This combination provided us with the best photographically illustrated text available on orbital anatomy. As one might expect, there have been few changes in the anatomy of the orbit since the first edition. Probably the greatest change has been the loss of Dr Quickert who was certainly one of the finest anatomists of our time. We are fortunate to have this book as one of his many legacies.

There are two advantages to the second edition over the first edition. The first advantage is that the second edition is available whereas the first edition is no longer in print. The other major advantage of the second edition is that each of the 94 color plates

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