The Human Eye

Structure and Function

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Author: Clyde W. Oyster

Publisher: Sinauer Associates Incorporated

ISBN: 9780878936458

Category: Medical

Page: 766

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Readable, clear text and hundreds of original anatomical drawings are accompanied by a series of text boxes discussing anatomical methods and ocular surgery, as well as historical "vignettes," which illustrate how we have come to understand the eye as we do. Recent studies on the structure and function of the eye add to the book's value as a reference for vision science professionals and students alike.

Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of the Visual System

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Author: Lee Ann Remington,Denise Goodwin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455727776

Category: Medical

Page: 588

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Taking the place of the multiple texts traditionally needed to cover visual anatomy and physiology, Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of the Visual System, 3rd Edition dramatically lightens your load by providing one book that covers it all! This concise, well-referenced resource contains information on the clinical anatomy of the eye, its adnexa and visual pathways, histologic information, plus newly added content on physiology of the human ocular structures. Vivid illustrations complement the text and provide clinical information on diseases and disorders that represent departures from normal clinical anatomy. Comprehensive physiology coverage clarifies the integration between structure and function, eliminating your need for multiple books on the anatomy and physiology of the visual system. An emphasis on clinical application helps you better understand the processes that occur in disease and dysfunction. Genetic information keeps you current with the latest developments in visual anatomy and physiology. Full-color illustrations throughout the text enhance your understanding of anatomical and clinical information. UNIQUE! Clinical Comment sections provide a solid foundation for recognizing and understanding clinical situations, conditions, diseases, and treatments. Photos of normal eye structures illustrate clinical appearance and demonstrate how appearance is directly related to structure. Geriatric coverage, including aging changes in ocular tissue and the visual pathway, keeps you up-to-date with the expanding field of geriatric care. UNIQUE! Expert coverage written by an actual optometrist gives you a practical framework for recognizing and understanding clinical situations, problems, and treatments.

Anatomy and Human Movement

Structure and Function

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Author: Nigel Palastanga,Derek Field,Roger W. Soames

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483141128

Category: Medical

Page: 904

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Anatomy and Human Movement: Structure and Function, Second Edition, is concerned with the musculoskeletal system and its application to human movement. The design of this new edition builds on the success of the first edition. There has been some reorganization of the text and illustrations for better clarity, as well as new sections on the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and urogenital systems, and on the eye and ear. Apart from introductory sections (terminology; components of the musculoskeletal system; embryology; and skin, its appendages and special senses), the book has three sections dealing with the musculoskeletal system: the upper limb, the lower limb, and the head, neck and trunk. In addition there is a fourth section on the nervous system. Each musculoskeletal section is presented in a similar way beginning with a study of the bones, to provide the basic framework of the section. This is followed by a description of the muscles, which are considered in functional groups in an attempt to explain how movement is produced. Finally, the joints are described and discussed, building on the knowledge gained from a consideration of the bones and muscles: this last part of each section also serves to bring together the preceding parts. This book was written for the student of anatomy who wishes to use this knowledge functionally and desires an understanding of the mechanisms enabling movement to take place.

The Seventh-Day Sabbath and Its Redemptive Function in God's Everlasting Covenant of Grace

Expanded and Revised: Second Edition

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Author: A. M. Simataa

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477105506

Category: Religion

Page: 227

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This special and remarkablebook, The Seventh-day Sabbath and its Redemptive Function in Gods Everlasting Covenant of Grace by A.M. Simataa addresses topical issues in the Bible quite pertinent to the 21st Century Christianity. The author takes a defensive approach of the gospel and brings to the surface some of the least understood teachings of the Bible. Although written from a Seventh-day Adventists perspective, people of differing religious background and persuasions will fi nd this book very instructive. If you have been looking for a book that pains takingly discusses the Gospel seriously and biblically this is the book you have been searching for. Some of the topics featured in the book include: The Truth about the Bible Sabbath The Judgment of the Living Heavenly New Jerusalem; The Marriage Supper of the Lamband the Rapture The Remnant Church in the Parables Mr A.M. Simataa teaches at a High School in Windhoek, Namibia. He likes sharing the Gospel with others and spends some of his spare time witnessing to others. The central role of the Seventh-day Sabbath in the Redemption of our race is the least understood topic in the Bible today. Most believers have even dismissed its relevance to todays Christianity. However, the truth is that the Sabbath is at the heart of Christs work to save human beings in accordance with Gods plan. The Sabbath is so central to the work of atonement that Christ is referred to in the Bible as the Lord of the Sabbath. The issue of the Sabbath will become pertinent as we near the End, and every human being will be required to take a stand in the confl ict involving the Sabbath question. This book will plant your feet on a solid foundation.

Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

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Author: Kevin T. Patton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316875

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

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Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Adler's Physiology of the Eye

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Author: Paul Leon Kaufman,Francis Heed Adler,Leonard A. Levin,A. Alm

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323057144

Category: Medical

Page: 795

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Drs. Paul L. Kaufman, Albert Alm, Leonard A Levin, Siv F. E. Nilsson, James Ver Hoeve, and Samuel Wu present the 11th Edition of the classic text Adler's Physiology of the Eye, updated to enhance your understanding of ocular function. This full-color, user-friendly edition captures the latest molecular, genetic, and biochemical discoveries and offers you unparalleled knowledge and insight into the physiology of the eye and its structures. A new organization by function, rather than anatomy, helps you make a stronger connection between physiological principles and clinical practice; and more than 1,000 great new full-color illustrations help clarify complex concepts. You can also access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com. Deepen your grasp of the physiological principles that underlie visual acuity, color vision, ocular circulation, the extraocular muscle, and much more. Glean the latest knowledge in the field, including the most recent molecular, genetic, and biochemical discoveries. Make a stronger connection between physiology and clinical practice with the aid of an enhanced clinical emphasis throughout, as well as a new organization by function rather than by anatomy. Better visualize all concepts by viewing 1,000 clear, full-color illustrations. Access the complete contents online at expertconsult.com. The new and improved Adler's makes mastering the basic science of the eye engaging and easy

Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye

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Author: Carlo Cavallotti,Luciano Cerulli

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781597455077

Category: Medical

Page: 410

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Aging research on the human eyes crosses all areas of ophthalmology and also relies upon biological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical tools for its study. This book reviews all aspects of human eye aging. In addition to descriptions of age-related changes in almost all the structures of the human eyes, the authors also include interesting accounts of personal experiments and data. It provides an extensive panorama of what happens during aging in the eye.

Biology: Concepts and Applications

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Author: Cecie Starr

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495188352

Category: Science

Page: 880

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Want an easy-to-understand non-majors biology textbook that will help you succeed in the course? A highly illustrated biology book that gives you the basics you need to understand many of the most pressing problems we face in the 21st century? Starr's issues-oriented BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS helps you build a foundational understanding and shows you why it matters. Read essays on hot issues, research further, vote your position in an online poll, and then compare your votes to those of your classmates. Your textbook purchase includes student CD with short videos, as an online test prep tool, BiologyNOW, a live online tutoring service, the complete book in MP3 audio files, and instant access to an online university library. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Discerning Eye

Essays on Early Italian Painting

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Author: Richard Offner,Andrew Ladis

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271017471

Category: Art

Page: 310

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A Discerning Eye is an anthology of some of the finest and most lasting essays by a great critic-historian of Early Italian painting, Richard Offner. Its contents span the Florentine fourteenth century and thus compose a kind of portrait album of some of its most notable painters between the Gothic and Renaissance eras, from the Magdalen Master in the thirteenth century to Masaccio in the early fifteenth. Each essay contains insights that are as incisive, fresh, and evocative today as when they were first written. The essays are illustrated using Offner&’s original photographs supplemented by new or additional photographs when dictated by the material or when the reader might be better helped to see the relationship between Offner&’s analytical prose and a given image. This book reintroduces Offner and places him in the wider context of art-historical writing to reassess his work and underscore what his writings have to offer art historians working today. Three interpretive essays approach Offner from distinct but complementary perspectives: historiographical, philosophical, and biographical. Reassessments of such figures as Erwin Panofsky and Millard Meiss aid the ongoing debate about what art history is and how it ought to be practiced. The reader is asked to reconsider not merely the value but also the philosophical foundation of connoisseurship as a method of investigation and its compatibility with other methods.

Vitreous

in Health and Disease

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Author: J. Sebag

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493910868

Category: Medical

Page: 925

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The vitreous body long has been the most mysterious of all ocular structures, owing perhaps to its seeming simplicity. There have been few concerted, sustained efforts to unravel the mysteries of how vitreous is composed and what role it plays in normal physiology as well as pathology. Over the years, however, many studies have produced important findings concerning vitreous biochemistry, structure, physiology, and pathobiology. Published on the 25th anniversary of Sebag's first book on Vitreous, this second installment is nearly five times longer than its predecessor, reflecting how much has been learned in the past quarter century. This well-constructed compendium not only addresses the most current scientific knowledge, but also reviews clinical perspectives in a manner that lends richness to the scope of the book. Written by 90 authors, this book has 56 chapters organized into 7 sections: Biochemistry; Anatomy, Development, and Aging; Pathology/Pathobiology; Physiology and Phamacotherapy; Posterior Vitreo-Retinal Surgery; Peripheral Vitreo-Retinal Surgery; and Pharmacologic Vitreolysis. With a foreword by Coleman & Lincoff and an introduction by Wallace Foulds, Sebag's latest tome on vitreous is destined to be the authoritative text for years to come.

Compendium of the Diseases of the Human Eye

With Practical Observations on Their Treatement : to which is Prefixed an Account of the Anatomy and Physiology of that Organ

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Author: Alexander Watson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Eye

Page: 432

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Laboratory Manual for Human Biology

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Author: David Morton,Joy B. Perry,James W. Perry

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840049439

Category: Science

Page: 320

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This four-color lab manual contains 21 lab exercises, most of which can be completed within two hours and require minimal input from the instructor. To provide flexibility, instructors can vary the length of most exercises, many of which are divided into several parts, by deleting portions of the procedure without sacrificing the overall purpose of the experiment. Taking a consistent approach to each exercise, the second edition provides an even clearer presentation, updated coverage, and increased visual support to enable students to apply concepts from the Human Biology course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Anatomy and Physiology

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Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551807

Category: Medical

Page: 245

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This new Second Edition contains general and specific information on human anatomy and physiology and thoroughly explains and demonstrates normal structures and functions in all body systems. As a quick reference it provides both a systems and functional approach, and is organized in a logical body-system arrangement. Overview chapters define important terms, describe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the body's chemical makeup. Features include comprehensive explanations of physiologic processes; key terms italicized for easy access; and clear illustrations of major body structures and processes, with 32 pages in full color. Its portable size and lie-flat binding provide an easy and convenient read anywhere. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Hospitality of the Matrix

Philosophy, Biomedicine, and Culture

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Author: Irina Aristarkhova

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 023150408X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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The question "Where do we come from?" has fascinated philosophers, scientists, and artists for generations. This book reorients the question of the matrix as a place where everything comes from (chora, womb, incubator) by recasting it in terms of acts of "matrixial/maternal hospitality" producing space and matter of and for the other. Irina Aristarkhova theorizes such hospitality with the potential to go beyond tolerance in understanding self/other relations. Building on and critically evaluating a wide range of historical and contemporary scholarship, she applies this theoretical framework to the science, technology, and art of ectogenesis (artificial womb, neonatal incubators, and other types of generation outside of the maternal body) and proves the question "Can the machine nurse?" is critical when approaching and understanding the functional capacities and failures of incubating technologies, such as artificial placenta. Aristarkhova concludes with the science and art of male pregnancy, positioning the condition as a question of the hospitable man and newly defined fatherhood and its challenge to the conception of masculinity as unable to welcome the other.

Glaucoma

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Author: Franz Grehn,Robert Stamper

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642186335

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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"Essentials in Ophthalmology" is a new review series covering all of ophthalmology categorized in eight subspecialties. It will be published quarterly, thus each subspecialty will be reviewed biannually. Given the multiplicity of medical publications already available, why is a new series needed? Consider that the half-life of medical knowledge is estimated to be around 5 years. Moreover, it can be as long as 8 years between the first description of a medical innovation in a peer-reviewed scientific journal and publication in a medical textbook. A series that narrows this time span between journal and textbook would provide a more rapid and efficient transfer of medical knowledge into clinical practice, and enhance care of our patients.

Image Modeling of the Human Eye

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Author: Rajendra Acharya U,Y. K. Eddie Ng,Jasjit S. Suri

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1596932090

Category: Computers

Page: 359

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Written by pioneers in the field, this groundbreaking resource gives you full details on state-of-the-art 2D and 3D eye imaging and modeling techniques that are paving the way to breakthrough clinical applications in eye health. It's the first book to explore in depth a new generation of computational methods that combine image processing, simulation, and statistical discrimination tools in efforts to improve early detection of cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, iridocyclitis, corneal haze, maculopathy, and other visual impairments and conditions. Supported by 250 illustrations, this comprehensive volume presents the essentials of the human eye, eye imaging systems, and imaging optics. You discover latest advances in computer-based detection and identification of various eye conditions, including issues involving automatic retinal image registration, computer-based optic disc localization, and contour detection using ellipse fitting and wavelet transform. The book explains various infra-red and bio-heat analysis methods, including 2D and 3D ocular surface temperature profiles produced by FEM simulation of the eye structure. This unique volume examines corneal surface temperature with contact lens wear, boundary element modeling of heat transfer in the eye, and the role of aqueous humor hydrodynamics in human eye heat transfer. Moreover, you find chapters that explore age factors, temperature measurement during silicone hydrogel lens wear, and IR imaging.