2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
2 Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology
Part I: Anatomy
Chapter 2: The Eye
The eye is a fascinating and complex organ, an anatomical window into the nervous and vascular systems that can reveal systemic disease. More than 80% of our sensory input comes through sight. This chapter discusses the anatomy of the major parts of the human eye. The reader is encouraged to consult other volumes in the BCSC series for further discussion of many of the topics presented in this chapter.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 2 - Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.