The Human Eye

Structure and Function

Author: Clyde W. Oyster

Publisher: Sinauer Associates Incorporated

ISBN: 9780878936458

Category: Medical

Page: 766

View: 2384

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.
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Clinical Anatomy of the Visual System E-Book

Author: Lee Ann Remington,Denise Goodwin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455727776

Category: Medical

Page: 588

View: 9456

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

Expanded and Revised: Second Edition

Author: A. M. Simataa

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477105506

Category: Religion

Page: 227

View: 4193

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.
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Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Author: Kevin T. Patton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316875

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

View: 6743

Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book
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Clinical Anatomy and Physiology of the Visual System

Author: Lee Ann Remington

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9781437719260

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 292

View: 6561

Originally published: Clinical anatomy of the visual system / Lee Ann Remington; with a contribution by Eileen C. McGill.
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Black Skin

Structure and Function

Author: William Montagna,Giuseppe Prota,John A. Kenney

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780125052603

Category: Science

Page: 158

View: 3372

This book is the first to concentrate on the structure and function of black skin. There are some physiological and structural differences between black and white skin; an area of intense interest is that of differences in response to sunlight and other damaging agents. An understanding of response to damaging agents is central to the problems of preventing or forestalling the early effects of aging in skin (a goal that is responsible for the current expansion in dermatological research). This book provides a concise multi-disciplinary insight into the biology, physiology, and chemistry of black skin. Primary emphasis is on the nature and origin of the pigmentary color and how this is related to specific properties of black skin, such as photoprotection and low incidence of skin cancers, that are lacking in white skin. Other topics covered include dermatology and cosmetics of black skin from a practical viewpoint of skin care and current treatments of pigmentary disorders. Black Skin is accessible to a broad range of readers from graduate students to specialists in physical anthropology, skin biology, dermatology, and cosmetology, as well as medical practitioners. Key Features * Explains the molecular basis of racial color differences and the chemistry of melanin * Covers the biologic uniqueness of black skin, including: * Lack of elastosis in young skin * Keloid formation * Includes pigmentary disorders of black skin * Addresses the cosmetics of black skin
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Adler's Physiology of the Eye

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

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323057144

Category: Medical

Page: 795

View: 5217

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
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Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye

Author: Carlo Cavallotti,Luciano Cerulli

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781597455077

Category: Medical

Page: 410

View: 8424

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.
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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

Author: Alexander Watson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Eye

Page: 432

View: 6438

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Vitreous

in Health and Disease

Author: J. Sebag

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493910868

Category: Medical

Page: 925

View: 3341

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.
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Laboratory Manual for Human Biology

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

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840049439

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 7751

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.
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Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551807

Category: Medical

Page: 245

View: 5011

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
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Hospitality of the Matrix

Philosophy, Biomedicine, and Culture

Author: Irina Aristarkhova

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 023150408X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

View: 1215

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.
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A Discerning Eye

Essays on Early Italian Painting

Author: Richard Offner,Andrew Ladis

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271017471

Category: Art

Page: 310

View: 3806

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.
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Glaucoma

Author: Franz Grehn,Robert Stamper

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642186335

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 9804

"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.
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