Provides the essential scientific grounding for current ophthalmic practice. Discusses ocular anatomy, embryology, biochemistry and metabolism in the eye, and ocular pharmacology. Features comprehensive updates to the genetics chapters, including an overview of appropriate uses for the latest genetic techniques.
Upon completion of Section 2, readers should be able to:
Identify the bones making up the orbital walls and the orbital foramina
Identify the biochemical composition of the various parts of the eye and the eye’s secretions
Demonstrate how appropriate diagnosis and management of genetic diseases can lead to better patient care
Describe the features of the eye that facilitate or impede drug delivery
Describe the mechanisms of action of antibiotic, antiviral, and antifungal medications
Discuss the anesthetic agents used in ophthalmology
Last major revision: 2014–2015
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