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June 1948

Strabismus—A Clinical Handbook.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;39(6):840. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900020850011

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That this is the third book dealing with the ocular muscles to appear within a year points to the renewed interest in strabismus. The present volume has much to recommend it to all students, regardless of their degree of experience.

The section on anatomy and physiology of the extraocular muscles is generally good. There are a few minor mistakes which should be corrected in subsequent editions. Illustration 5, of the torsional movements of the globe, and the text on page 9 are incorrect. If movements of the right eye are considered alone, on looking up and to the right and on looking down and to the left, the right eye undergoes extorsion. On looking up and to the left or down and to the right, the eye undergoes intorsion. The after-images should occupy the same positions and correspond in their tilt to the tilt of the vertical meridian of the

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