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July 1933

Binocular Vision and the Modern Treatment of Squint.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1933;10(1):151-152. doi:10.1001/archopht.1933.00830020159030

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The announcement of such a work from one of the English clinics where so much interesting work has recently been done was received in this country with the highest expectations. Miss Dobson's book fails to live up to these expectations in many respects. The chapters on binocular vision and binocular balance are necessarily short and offer nothing new ; however, they contain a useful résumé of practical tests. The discussion of the suspension of vision emphasizes its importance as a cause of squint and the importance of its recognition and treatment by orthoptic training at the earliest possible moment. The author believes that amblyopia may be congenital, in which case treatment is of no effect, but that amblyopia from disease does often occur and is susceptible to great improvement by treatment. Besides the usual measures, the use of monocular stimulation by moving objects with an American instrument, the myoculator, and

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