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Article
August 1946

CLINICAL ASPECTS OF STEREOPSIS

Author Affiliations

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE

Arch Ophthalmol. 1946;36(2):171-188. doi:10.1001/archopht.1946.00890210176004
Abstract

THE present work was undertaken in an attempt to throw further light on the subject of depth perception as it is related to aviation. A considerable amount has been written on the theoretic and laboratory aspects of this subject, but articles giving clinical analyses of cases have been few. An interesting series of cases was published by Howard in 1919.1 That author described in detail the apparatus he used for the testing of depth perception and then presented a series of cases with a careful analysis and discussion of the results. It is felt that further clinical surveys are indicated in an effort to extend knowledge of the significance which can be attached to results obtained from tests of depth perception. This paper, therefore, presents a series of cases and tries to interpret the results of tests for depth perception in the light of other tests used and

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