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It is fortunate for ophthalmology that Dr. Scobee was enabled to publish this second edition of his well-known text on the oculorotary muscles before his untimely death. The first edition of this book has been widely read and accepted as one of the best American texts on muscles. This revision supplies us with those changes Dr. Scobee saw fit to make as the result of his experience with the book in several years of teaching.
In his preface Dr. Scobee states that many portions of the second edition were discussed with Dr. Walter B. Lancaster, and that "the keen reader will perceive the results." The section on Functional and Surgical Anatomy has been considerably enlarged. Various portions on physiology, such as Retinal Correspondence, the Horopter, Sherrington's and Listing's Law, and recent ideas on proprioception have been rewritten. Dr. Scobee's recent work on the heterophorias has been included, and a new
The Oculorotary Muscles.. AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1952;48(5):668. doi:10.1001/archopht.1952.00920010679028