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September 1951

ANALYSIS OF METHODS FOR MEASURING DIPLOPIA FIELDSIntroduction of Device for Such Measurements

AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1951;46(3):277-310. doi:10.1001/archopht.1951.01700020286005
Abstract

ONE OF the most exciting chapters in the history of ophthalmology pertains to the work on motor anomalies of the eye. The student repeatedly meets the same names, which are like giant guide posts indicating and directing in logical steps the accumulating knowledge in this field. When one considers the limited technological equipment available to these men, and then realizes that the newest of our techniques were basically described before the beginning of the century, an appreciaiton for their stature is obtained. Certainly, the names of Alfred Graefe, Hirschberg, Mauthner, Bielschowsky, and Hering give Germany its share of giants. In like manner, England has produced its Maddox, and France, its Javal and Landolt, with his genius for establishing method. No less do the early great names stand out in this country: Savage,1 Stevens, Duane, Howe, J. C. White and, now, Lancaster. As the result of the teachings of these masters, many new names will appear, and to

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