Medicine: Peeling an Eye

Many a medical book would make a layman turn green around the gills. One such book, The Human Eye (Bausch & Lomb Press; $6.50), had last week sold 10,000 copies. Its gill-greening quality —and the great value of the book for eye doctors — lies in its superimposed illustrations: turning the pages is like peeling off slices of the eye and parts of its socket, layer upon layer, until all that remains is bare bone. The book consists of five-color transparencies printed on heavy Cellophane and laid on one another in perfect...

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