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July 1973

Ocular Motility

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Albany, NY

Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;90(1):86. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000050088021

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This volume of the International Ophthalmology Clinics consists of the majority of the papers presented at the spring 1971 meeting (devoted to ocular motility) sponsored by the Horacio Ferrer Eye Institute.

As a book, this edition fails for it lacks cohesiveness. However, as a collection of individual papers, many from well-known authors, it provides useful information. For example, the chapter by Hermann on the accommodative requirement in myopia and hyperopia lucidly explains the effect of contact lenses on accommodative effort in relation to strabismus and presbyopia. Similarly, the chapter by H. W. Brown on partial tenotomy and marginal myotomy is well worth reading. He suggests correction of Vesodeviation by oblique tenotomy of the upper three fourths of a medial rectus, which should be a useful technique to remember. The chapter on sensory anomalies by Bagolini is helpful in understanding his concept of the "depth" of anomalous retinal correspondence. He now

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