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Article
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
Abstract

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.

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