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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. The Vegetative Physiology and Biochemistry of the Eye

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Hugh Davson
      Pages 96-104
    3. Hugh Davson
      Pages 105-138
    4. Hugh Davson
      Pages 139-201
  3. The Mechanism of Vision

  4. Visual Perception

  5. The Muscular Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 645-645
    2. Hugh Davson
      Pages 647-666
    3. Hugh Davson
      Pages 667-753
    4. Hugh Davson
      Pages 754-766
    5. Hugh Davson
      Pages 767-782
    6. Hugh Davson
      Pages 783-785
    7. Hugh Davson
      Pages 786-807
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 809-830

About this book

Introduction

For forty years Hugh Davson's Physiology of the Eye has been regarded as the leading textbook in ophthalmology. This extensively revised and updated fifth edition maintains this reputation and presents the author's lifelong expertise to the student. The structure and content have been revised to keep abreast of current teaching and research interests, while maintaining the style and clarity of previous editions.

Keywords

adaptation color vision neurophysiology ophthalmology physiology retina

Authors and affiliations

  • Hugh Davson
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.St. Thomas’s HospitalSouthampton University Medical SchoolsLondonUK
  2. 2.King’s CollegeLondonUK
  3. 3.University CollegeLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-09997-9
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-09999-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09997-9
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