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November 1974

Rectus Muscle Union in Sixth Nerve ParalysisJensen Rectus Muscle Union

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1974;92(5):382-386. doi:10.1001/archopht.1974.01010010394004

Rectus muscle union in sixth nerve paralysis not only straightens the eye, but is a safe, simple, and effective procedure. It improves the function in the field of gaze of the involved muscle, produces a good cosmetic result, often with fusion, and little or no vertical muscle imbalance.