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The first edition of this excellent practical manual for orthoptic students appeared in 1937. With the appearance of the second edition, which was ready for publication at the outbreak of the war in September 1939, the subject has been thoroughly brought up to date. Much additional matter has been included which has increased the size of the book. A chapter is added on the etiology of strabismus taken largely from Chavasse's revision of Worth's Squint. A new chapter on adult cases of squint has been added, and much additional information has been included in the chapters on paralytic squint and on ocular torticollis. In 1937 the authors recommended that an orthoptic board should be devised to examine and certify nonmedical orthoptic technicians. In 1939 such a board was formed in this country and is now functioning efficiently with yearly examinations for technicians. The orthoptists of the principal schools have outlined
Practical Orthoptics in the Treatment of Squint (Including Heterophoria, Paralytic Squint and Ocular Torticollis). JAMA. 1941;116(26):2892. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820260066033
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