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September 1948

Management of Binocular Imbalance.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;40(3):369-370. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900030375018

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While the title suggests that this book deals with the heterophorias exclusively, it is concerned equally with the manifest, as well as the latent, deviations. For many years, the author has advocated a unique approach to the study of oculomotor disturbances. He believes that since the corneal light reflex is the most important objective landmark, the deviations of this reflex should be noted rather than the movements of the eye. All the observable phenomena are therefore presented from this point of view. While this thesis is supported by many good arguments, it is apt to be confusing at first to one accustomed to observe movements of the eye rather than movements of the light reflex, which obviously are in the opposite direction. This is a minor point, however, and not a justifiable criticism in view of the excellent illustrations. These are diagrammatic and for the most part have been drawn

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