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February 1971

Introduction to Ocular Motility With Guide to the Literature.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;85(2):253. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.00990050255022

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In these days of elaborately illustrated and correspondingly expensive textbooks in all fields and subdivisions of medicine, the all-but-forgotten man has been the junior resident. In spite of salaries judged munificent by former standards, these fledgling ophthalmologists are not in a position to disburse $20 or $30 for the latest compendium of new and not-so-new knowledge.

To their rescue comes the author of this neat, concise, and inexpensive paperback. Small enough to fit into a side pocket, informal in style, and written in the clinical vernacular of ocular motility, it sets forth in readable, down-to-earth fashion the essentials of this important area of ophthalmology. Many practical pearls lie hidden in these pages, such as the diagnostic importance of a child's closing one eye in bright sunlight or the use of selected toys for the very young. With all of this comes the seasoned judgment of the author in recommending certain

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