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September 1938

A NEW MODEL GONIOSCOPE

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Baltimore.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(3):502-503. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850210158016

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Abstract

If Dr. O'Connor had read my article carefully, he would have noted that I made not the slightest reference to the use of the separators or to the number of strips into which the tendon is to be divided in the correction of vertical deviations.

I stated that it was my practice in all cases of divergent squint and properly selected cases of convergent squint of moderate degree to divide the tendon and muscle into three or four strips, using the separators. The advantages of this procedure are as follows:

  1. A good view of the operative field is presented.

  2. Less manipulation and less risk of tearing the strips are involved, as the strips do not have to be pulled aside to loop them.

  3. The operative procedure is greatly facilitated and shortened. The results have been uniformly gratifying in the type of case in which I suggested that my procedure be

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