Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye

  • Nicholas Robert Galloway
  • Winfried Mawutor Kwaku Amoaku

Abstract

The eye is the primary organ of vision. Each one of the two eyeballs is located in the orbit where it takes up about one-fifth of the orbital volume (Figure 2.1). The remaining space is taken up by the extraocular muscles, fascia, fat, blood vessels, nerves and the lacrimal gland.

Keywords

Vortex Retina Dehydration Refraction Lysozyme 

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© Springer-Verlag London 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas Robert Galloway
    • 1
  • Winfried Mawutor Kwaku Amoaku
    • 1
  1. 1.B Floor, South Block, Queen’s Medical CentreUniversity Hospital NHS TrustNottinghamUK

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