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Article
March 1938

THE CONCEPT OF ABNORMAL RETINAL CORRESPONDENCE: A THEORETICAL ANALYSIS

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;19(3):409-424. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850150093009
Abstract

During the past three or four years the concept of abnormal retinal correspondence or abnormal projection has claimed more and more attention among workers in the field of orthoptic training, with the consequence that testing for abnomal retinal correspondence has become one of the most important procedures in the routine examination of patients with squint. Accordingly, if one is a squinter one of three outcomes seems possible: One may practice complete suppression of one eye ; one may use either eye alternatingly, or abnormal retinal correspondence or abnormal projection may develop. Should one happen to belong to the group in which the last outcome has developed, a slow process of reeducation, which, according to some authorities, seems almost impossible, is necessary before it may be hoped to straighten the eyes by any orthoptic measure or even to keep them straight after an operative procedure. If this is so, what condition

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