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September 1936

TREATMENT OF STRABISMUS: INFLUENCE OF ORTHOPTIC TRAINING ON RESULTS OF OPERATION

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HOUSTON, TEXAS
From the records of the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;16(3):433-442. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840210105007
Abstract

Early in the fall of 1933, at the request of Dr. T. D. Allen, an orthoptic clinic was started at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, and I was placed in charge. During my two and one-half years of work in that department many problems concerning strabismus arose, but in this paper only the operative results will be discussed.

In order to explain some of the problems to be presented here and to stress the significance of some of the end-results, I shall give a brief description of the manner in which the ophthalmologic department functions. The department is divided into six services, with an attending physician at the head of each service and with a staff consisting of associate, adjunct and resident physicians. The orthoptic department is a separate and distinct unit, but, as originally organized by Dr. T. D. Allen, it has always remained a part of

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