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August 1983

Atlas of Strabismus Surgery

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(8):1307. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020309035

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This book presents the surgical techniques Dr Parks has taught to students, fellows, and practitioners for more than 20 years. It is a superb piece of work, well illustrated, and supported by a succinct text. Students of Dr Parks will recognize the meticulous craftsmanship he employs in the operating room. The book describes Dr Park's operating room techniques, and has an excellent section on anatomy, which shows the extraocular muscles and the fascial planes that are so carefully kept intact in his surgery. In addition, he describes his preoperative routine, the setup of the operating room, and the various instruments he uses, including details on how to handle these instruments. In the description of his instruments, he gives due credit to those people who have helped him modify various instruments to make the art of strabismus surgery more precise. He describes various conjunctival incisions, techniques of rectus muscle surgery, and

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