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Ocular Anatomy & Histology


The Kindle version can be purchased via Amazon here for £45.

(3rd Edition)

D M Pipe BSc(Hons) FCOptom FBDO (Hons) and L J Rapley BSc(Hons) FCOptom Cert Ed

Published by ABDO

390 pages, including many figures


ISBN – 9780900099229


A concise text for students of ocular anatomy containing all the major features of the visual system and its associated structures. The introductory chapters form a bridge between general anatomy and the greater cytological detail required in the study of the eye and its adnexa.


  • The Cell
  • Tissues
  • Central Nervous System
  • The Skull
  • The Orbit
  • Introduction to the Eye
  • The Outer Coat
  • The Uvea
  • The Retina
  • Internal Transparent Media
  • Extrinsic Ocular Muscles
  • Eyelids and Conjunctiva
  • Lacrimal System
  • Orbital Fasciae
  • The Visual Pathway
  • Orbital Blood Supply
  • Development of the Eye
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography

Essential reading for the following ABDO College courses:

  • Fellowship Dispensing Diploma
  • Foundation Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing