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May 13, 1950

Practical Orthoptics in the Treatment of Squint (and Other Anomalies of Binocular Vision)

JAMA. 1950;143(2):212. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910370062032

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This well known textbook on orthoptics shows plainly the great amount of work entailed in its revision. Large sections have been rewritten "in view of the advances that have been made in orthoptic treatment and in the treatment of strabismus, generally during the past seven years." It is well written and easily readable. The excellent selection of illustrations and diagrams heighten its interest. The photographs of instruments with detailed description are especially valuable. Included is an excellent glossary of terms and complete index.

The subject is extremely well covered. The chapters on Anomalous Retinal Correspondence and Acquired Paralytic Strabismus are of unusual merit. This book fills an important place in the study of orthoptics and correlates the relationship of the physician to the orthoptist in the management of strabismus. This edition has been expanded to meet the increased requirements of the British Board of Orthoptics for diplomas, which now cover

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