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May 1983

Fundamentals of Ocular Motility and Strabismus

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(5):830-831. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040010830035

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The fusion of neuro-ophthalmology and strabismology is the goal of Dr Dale. Since this is the first attempt to do just that, the book may well provide a benchmark for others. The author also attempts to bring neurophysiologic research results into the pragmatics of strabismic clinical care. The book is pleasantly readable, and most practicing ophthalmologists should enjoy a careful perusal of its contents. In return for careful reading of the book, 25 hours of category 1 continuing medical education credit toward the American Medical Association's Physician's Recoginition Award can be obtained by sending a modest fee and a completed answer sheet to the author's university.

The author is less dogmatic than most experienced teachers of strabismus, hence less bias shows. However, as a result, he is slightly inconsistent. I will leave most small details of my critique to be discovered by the discerning reader. Overall, the surgical suggestions are