Provides the essential scientific grounding for current ophthalmic practice. Discusses ocular anatomy, embryology, the biochemistry and metabolism of the eye and the latest developments in eye-related molecular and clinical genetics studies. Contains information about ocular pharmacotherapeutics, updated drug information and a discussion of the legal aspects of medical therapy.
Upon completion of Section 2, readers should be able to:
*Identify the bones making up the orbital walls and the orbital foramina,
*Identify the origin and pathways of cranial nerves I VII,
*Identify the origin and insertions of the extraocular muscles,
*List the varied functions of the retinal pigment epithelium such as phagocytosis and vitamin A metabolism and their relationship to retinal diseases,
*Describe the features of the eye that facilitate or impede drug delivery.
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