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March 1986

Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility: Theory and Management of Strabismus

Author Affiliations

Concord, Mass

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(3):339. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050150033016

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The third edition of this classic textbook properly replaces its first two editions. In the first edition, parts 1 and 2 were written by Hermann M. Burian. Part 1 presented the physiology of the sensorimotor cooperation of the eyes, and part 2 provided an introduction to the neuromuscular anomalies of the eyes. A classification of heterotropias and recommendations for patient examination were included in this portion. Parts 3 and 4 of the first edition were written by Gunter K. von Noorden. Part 3 covered the clinical characteristics of neuromuscular anomalies of the eyes, and part 4 presented principles of therapy. Office care of the strabismic or amblyopic patient, surgical decisions, and surgical techniques were discussed in detail.

"... von Noorden presents controversial and difficult management choices particularly well."

The third edition by von Noorden uses the same general format as the first two editions with "extensive revisions, additions, and a few

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