Anatomy of the Eye

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should be able to

  • Describe the topographic features of the globe
  • Describe the basic structure, characteristics and function of
    • the precorneal tear film
    • the cornea
    • the sclera
    • the limbus
    • the anterior chamber
    • the trabecular meshwork
    • the uveal tract
    • the iris
    • the ciliary body
    • the choroid
    • the lens
    • the retina
    • the vitreous

Assignment: Please read "The Eye" Section 2 of Part I (Anatomy) in Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology, BCSC Section 2