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Article
December 1937

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF STRABISMUS: REVIEW OF THE RECENT LITERATURE

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK
From the Institute of Ophthalmology, the Presbyterian Hospital.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(6):1000-1018. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850120134014
Abstract

One hesitates to add to the great bulk of literature on the surgical treatment of strabismus. Yet it is the vast and ever increasing number of articles on this subject which has made it seem desirable to attempt a summary of the more recent reports so that the busy surgeon may have some idea of the present status of this important branch of ocular therapy. Practical considerations have made it necessary to limit this review to the literature of the last seven years (from 1930 through 1936). A conscientious attempt has been made to include everything written on the subject during this period, to point out the important contributions and to give the opinion of the majority wherever possible.

For the purpose of this review it has seemed expedient to divide the material into two groups: that on nonparalytic strabismus and that on paralytic strabismus. In the section on the

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