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The Eye, 3rd Edition

Basic Sciences in Practice


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A concise textbook of basic science for trainees and residents in ophthalmology.

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New to This Edition

    • More on molecular pathology.
    • Thorough updating of the sections on pathology, immunology, pharmacology and immunology.
    • Revision of all other chapters.
    • More colour illustrations.

Key Features

    • The only all-embracing textbook of basic science suitable for trainee ophthalmologists – other books concentrate on the individual areas such as anatomy.
    • Attractive page design with clear, colour diagrams and text boxes make this a much more accessible book to learn from than many postgraduate textbooks.
    • Presents in a readable form an account of all the basic sciences necessary for an understanding of the eye – anatomy, embryology, genetics, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, immunology, microbiology and infection and pathology.

Author Information

    By John V Forrester, MBChB, FRCS(ed), FRCS(Glasg), FRCOphth, FRCP, FMedSci, FRSE, Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of Ophthalmology, University of Aberdeen, UK; Andrew D. Dick, BSc, MB, BS, MD, FRCP, FRCS, FRCOphth, FMedSci, Professor of Ophthalmology and Head of Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, UK; Paul G McMenamin, BSc(Hons) MSc(MedSci) PhD, Director of the Centre for Human Anatomy Education, Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and Fiona Roberts, BSc, MD, FRCPath, Consultant Pathologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Pathology, University of Glasgow Medical School, Glasgow, UK

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The Eye, 3rd Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 544 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 7/16 X 9 11/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2841-0
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  • Copyright: 2008